Business Communication Essentials, 8th Ed.
"Realizing you’re in the wrong career can be a tough pill to swallow," writes Katie Douthwaite Wolf (photo, left).
"Are your eyes glazing over from staring at the computer – refreshing the online job search engines every other minute and blindly emailing résumés?
According to Arnie Fertig, "No matter what your occupation or level of experience is, the process of getting a new job has several common elements.
According to Krista Bourne (photo, left), "When we are forced or voluntarily move out of our comfort zone we are required to build on our previous experiences to thrive through unfamiliar territory.
Check out this Business Insider video produced by Alex Kuzoian with original reporting by Drake Baer.
"Discovering and implementing your company's brand identity isn't as complicated as it may appear.
"You may not be getting the training or feedback you want from your job, according to The Global Workforce Leadership Survey released this week by Saba and WorkplaceTrends.
"Here are some ideas for making Instagram work for your business, no matter the industry.
Brenda Salinas reports on the work of entrepreneur Petar Vujosevic (photo, left).
Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter reports.
"Be better prepared when you receive that job offer by understanding how salaries, total compensation, and commissions and bonuses work.
"If you haven’t modified your approach to a job search catching up with what works today, you are probably wasting your time and staying unemployed longer than you need to be," warns Susan P.
"It’s clear you need thick skin to survive today’s job market.
"This week our podcast is with David Allen, author of the classic productivity guide Getting Things Done.
"The question that most people ask themselves as they walk into their boss's office to negotiate their salaries is likely some variant of "What am I going to say?
"You can’t build a strong professional network if you don’t open up to your colleagues; but doing so is tricky, because revealing the wrong things can have a devastating effect on your career," warns Travis Bradberry (photo, left) in a piece at TheMuse.
"There's always a significant adjustment to make when transitioning from school to the workforce, with the sudden realization that no matter how smart or talented you are, you're starting at the bottom," declares Richard Feloni and Shana Lebowitz (photo, left) in a piece at BusinessInsider.
According to Jon Parrish, "I now live by the rule of “Goo-diligence.
Ken Lin (photo, left) writes about how he approached branding for his company Credit Karma.
Cheryl Conner (photo, left) reports on the Ripoff Report and what to do if one strikes your business.
"You might have a good reason to turn down a job offer, and at the same time you want to leave a positive association in the “losing” manager’s mind.
According to Julie Winkle Giulioni (photo, left), "A significant investment is made each year on studies, training, portals and programs related to career development; yet, the return on this investment continues to disappoint organizations, leaders and employees alike.
"But, as you may have noticed, a lot of people are trying to tell stories these days.
Anne Fisher reports on the observations of Mark Jaffe (photo, left).