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Diana Kissinger

Goodwill Olympics & Rainier Region
joined 3 months ago.

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Posted in Using Data to Determine Regional Talent Demand

I would collect data on employers in my region. I would discern through data analyses what employee shortages are most pressing and what skills and/or credentials the employers value when screening/hiring applicants. I would also collect data from service providers to analyze the scope of the job seekers, skills and career objectives to see how many could be potential matches to fill job openings either immediately or after additional training/credentialing. 

Posted in Strategies for Addressing Communication Challenges

I occasionally work with someone who does not hear the same task assignments than I do, this causes conflict in program design. I think to stay on track, providing follow up email summary's might keep us on track when we work together.   

Posted in Best Practices in Critical Thinking

I was in a meeting where the presenter continued to use several words out of the normal definition that the words were known for, many people were getting upset. Redefining the definitions of the word usage helped to stop confusion and made the meeting easier to follow.    

Posted in Strategies for Facilitating Difficult Meeting Conversations

Giving a clear agenda before the meeting along with time frames for each stakeholder to speak would give each stakeholder an opportunity to to speak on the subject but not take over the meeting and giving everyone an opportunity to share.