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Sector Partnerships Enhance Workforce and Economic Development Initiatives

Sector Partnerships Enhance Workforce and Economic Development Initiatives

Greg Wilson, with the University of Georgia delivered a powerful keynote presentation at the 2019 Workforce Development Conference, in San Antonio, Texas. Mr. Wilson helped workforce and economic development organizations, chambers of commerce, workforce agencies, and trade associations understand how sector strategies play a critical role in helping to strengthen workforce and economic development initiatives. The conference was the 106th …

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Workplace Active Shooter Response - Live Virtual Program

Workplace Active Shooter Response - Live Virtual Program

The International Association of Workforce Professionals (IAWP) has partnered with Threat Suppression, Inc. to present Active Shooter Response for the Workplace. Although responding to active shooters in the workplace, is a topic we wish we didn't need to present, the safety and protection of all individuals, takes precedence. During this one hour presentation, Mike Clumpner, a leading authority on the issue, will discuss …

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Being Yourself at Work Makes You Healthier and More Productive

Being Yourself at Work Makes You Healthier and More Productive

At work, it’s healthier and more productive just to be yourself, according to a new study from Rice University, Texas A&M University, the University of Memphis, Xavier University, Portland State University and the University of California, Berkeley. The study, “Stigma Expression Outcomes and Boundary Conditions: A Meta-Analysis” will appear in an upcoming edition of the Journal of Business and Psychology. …

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Labor Day 2019; History and Facts

Labor Day 2019; History and Facts

Labor Day 2019 is the 125th anniversary of Labor Day being celebrated as a national holiday. The first governmental recognition came through municipal ordinances passed in 1885 and 1886. From these, a movement developed to secure state legislation. The first state bill was introduced into the New York legislature, but the first to become law was passed by Oregon on February …

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