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Urban League promotes soft skills

09.10.20 11:25 AM By joshmorby - Comment(s)
Urban League promotes soft skills

The Urban League of Chattanooga is now offering a free virtual WIN soft skills training course to those who have lost their jobs due to the pandemic.  The online course lasts for 5 days and is free of charge. Click on the link below to watch a local news story about the program. 

Partner Testimonial

02.10.20 11:22 AM By joshmorby - Comment(s)
Partner Testimonial

"We are strong supporter of the NWRC. In New York State, the NWRC credential assists students in meeting graduation pathway requirements, and the credential takes the place of one of the Regents exams that are required for graduation." 

Thanks for the testimonial from Champlain Va...

ManpowerGroup Report gives insight into post COVID workforce trends.

28.09.20 01:38 PM By joshmorby - Comment(s)
ManpowerGroup Report gives insight into post COVID workforce trends.

“Work is being categorized in new ways – essential and non-essential - many celebrated in our communities: the delivery drivers, grocery workers and healthcare heroes who remained on the job throughout. 

In these unpredictable times, one thing is certain – this crisis should be a catalyst for a ...

Five post-COVID workforce development strategies

24.09.20 08:53 AM By joshmorby - Comment(s)
Five post-COVID workforce development strategies

More than 48 million Americans have filed new unemployment claims in the last 16 weeks, and states are projected to lose at least $200 billion in revenue, according to estimates from financial services company Moody’s. For the foreseeable future, states will struggle with competi...

 Listening, effective communication, feedback, and how to have difficult conversations

17.09.20 09:52 AM By joshmorby - Comment(s)
 Listening, effective communication, feedback, and how to have difficult conversations
Insight on the importance of soft skills from Simon Sinek

Update from National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA)

15.09.20 09:30 AM By joshmorby - Comment(s)
Update from National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA)
The attached annual report highlights partnerships of IT solutions for state UI Agencies.

Investing in Adult Education

14.09.20 10:30 AM By joshmorby - Comment(s)
Investing in Adult Education
Reecie D. Stagnolia, Former Executive Director, Office of Adult Education (KY Skills U), Kentucky Education & Workforce Development Cabinet shares insights into the importance of adult education.

Legislative BLUprint for Economic Recovery 

09.09.20 10:57 AM By joshmorby - Comment(s)
Legislative BLUprint for Economic Recovery 

The National Skills Coalition's BLUprint for Economic Recovery identifies tangible steps policymakers can take to help advance national skills policies that work for our country’s businesses, workers, and economy.  Click here to read the report

Stackable skills

09.09.20 10:05 AM By joshmorby - Comment(s)
Stackable skills
Join Education Strategy Group and National Skills Coalition on September 29

The Soft Skills Companies Need Most in 2020

08.09.20 01:18 PM By joshmorby - Comment(s)
The Soft Skills Companies Need Most in 2020


Soft skills are the essential interpersonal skills that make or break our ability to get things done in our current jobs and take on new opportunities ahead.

Topping this year’s list are creativity, collaboration, persuasion, and emotional intelligence—all skills that demonstrate how we work with oth...

Why does Soft Skills Training Matter for Women Leaders?

02.09.20 11:50 AM By joshmorby - Comment(s)
Why does Soft Skills Training Matter for Women Leaders?

Soft skills are essential for everyone irrespective of rank, position, and gender. They are essential, especially for women to excel as leaders and C-level executives. There is a myth that soft skills are closely connected with gender. The truth is that soft skills are not gender-related.


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Insight on soft skills in apprenticeship programs

31.08.20 11:49 AM By joshmorby - Comment(s)
Insight on soft skills in apprenticeship programs
For more than a decade, economists, business leaders, and progressive writers and thinkers have waged a wonky war over the so-called skills gap—specifically, whether such a gap exists at all. Read more in the Washington Monthly story we link to in our blog post.

Why soft skills training is more important than ever during a pandemic

15.06.20 09:25 AM By joshmorby - Comment(s)

This article not only talks about the importance of soft skills it provides links to some free online tools. 

EXECUTIVE BUSINESS EDUCATION

https://u2b.com/2020/08/12/why-soft-skills-training-is-more-important-than-ever-during-a-pandemic/

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