The Week That Was

Let's face it: It's cold, you're bored. Read these top five stories from CLOmedia.com for the week of Nov. 10.

1. Myers-Briggs: Leadership Tool for Women: Looking to improve leadership and diversity at the same time? Try tapping into personality traits to overcome gender barriers and communication hurdles at work.

2. Millennials Have Skills Prior Generations Do Not | Video: According to a new study the majority of human resources professionals say hard skills trump personality when hiring, and many find millennials have the rare skills employers are looking for.


3. How Battlefield Skills Translate to Business: Veterans who re-enter the workforce may need a refresher on some skills, but they come equipped with valuable experience that can motivate and align fellow employees.

4. Learning Analytics at JetBlue: Data-driven performance measures are pleasing customers and employees.

5. Run Learning Like a Business: Three Pillars of Success | Video: Success in learning and development requires your ability to produce a consistent product, technology that provides you the visibility to lead and results you can measure, and your ability to effectively improve your resources.

On Another Note …

Is an influx of involuntary part-time workers the lasting legacy of the recession?

That's what many economist are pondering, according to a report this week in The Wall Street Journal. While the unemployment rate has fallen lower in the past year, the improvement is masking what remains a bleak outlook for millions of workers who say they can't find full-time work, the Journal reports.

"The situation of these so-called involuntary part-time workers — those who would prefer to work more than 34 hours a week — has economists puzzling over whether a higher level of part-time employment might be a permanent legacy of the great recession. If so, it could force more workers to choose between underemployment or working multiple jobs to make ends meet, leading to less income growth and weaker discretionary spending."

Read more here.

Also, "How To Change Someone's Mind During A Negotiation," via Business Insider. Read here.

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