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Two Thumbs Up: The Business Etiquette of Hand Gestures

Have you ever made an instant judgment about a person based on the way they shook your hand? Are you unsure what to do with your hands while speaking, or have you been distracted by the hand gestures a speaker used? [ read more ]

Boston-Bound: A Preview of the 29th Annual AJLA Conference

The countdown has begun: in 29 days, AJLA states will convene in Boston for the 29th Annual AJLA Conference. From Tuesday, July 25, to Thursday, July 27, we will enjoy the hospitality of The Langham – Boston and the opportunity to network with workforce development colleagues and AJLA–TS staff. [ read more ]

#ThankATeacher for Shaping the Future

Think back to a teacher who changed you. Almost all of us can name a teacher who played a role in our academic, personal, or professional development—someone who inspired us to pursue a certain educational or vocational path or who kept us sane during the insanity of school.... [ read more ]

April Showers and AJLA Meeting Hours

April is the month of spring showers, baseball home openers, and the 2017 America’s Job Link Alliance (AJLA) Spring Meeting. Join us in Kansas City, MO, April 19–21, for the chance to connect with AJLA–TS staff, enjoy spring at the Country Club Plaza, and learn more about the latest topics in workforce development and the latest updates to AJLA–TS software.... [ read more ]

5 Steps to Winning at Presentations

Is it your turn to present at the staff meeting? Are you giving a talk at a business conference or job fair? Were you asked to prepare a presentation for a job interview? Whether you’re workforce center staff, an employer, or a job seeker, you will run into occasions when you need to talk in front of other people... [ read more ]

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