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"Communication is the most important skill we possess as a species and it is about to be radically improved by the use of artificial intelligence.
"While it’s easy to point to face-to-face meetings as one of the casualties of disruptive technologies, the way we communicate at work continues to undergo significant changes.
According to Diane DiResta (photo, left), "Just like the pattern of a total eclipse, it often happens gradually.
Susan Fowler weighs in on the topic at SmartBrief.
"Most leaders consider time their most important resource.
"When it comes to digital infrastructure and the relationship we have with it, it feels as if we’re at an important crossroads right now.
"An infographic allows freelancers, businesses and all sorts of organizations to portray information in a visual, easily digestible manner.
"This is the letter to write when you don’t get the job.
"My career fantasies," writes Erin McDermott Peterson, "consisted of me getting to just focus on recruiting all day—finding and interviewing people, making offers, and convincing them this was the right opportunity for them.
"Your LinkedIn profile might be one of the first things a recruiter sees about you, so don’t make these mistakes.
"Any time we interview someone, we wait to see whether they’ll write a thank you note or not.
"Keeping up with social media seems like an impossible task some days.
"While online networking offers many advantages, don't make the mistake of neglecting in-person networking.
"Great results are more than half the battle.
According to Laura Cox (photo, left), "Augmented Reality (AR) dwelled quietly in the shadow of VR until earlier this year, when a certain app propelled it into the mainstream.
''Whether it's coming from analysts, technology leaders, or academics, there's a lot of talk about machine intelligence becoming as influential and ubiquitous as electricity.
"Every presentation is an opportunity to make an impression.
"In a world full of digital diversions, how are some people able to achieve a higher level of productivity than others?
"As presentation design expert Russell Anderson-Williams points out, 'In this busy world of countless communication channels, having the opportunity to interact with people in person should be something we relish, not squander.
"Your business needs collaboration -- but not everyone's a team player.
"Wondering how to get recruiters to notice your resume and application?
Lydia Bowers (photo, left) fields a question from a reader about changing careers at 60.
"If you're planning to wrap up your presentation with a half-hearted call for "any questions?
"Here's how to grow your influence, boost your impression and make a powerful impact.
"Presumably, extroverts are more excited by going to mixers and events and meeting new people.