Business Communication Essentials, 8th Ed.
Chapter 14. Applying and Interviewing for Employment
"Are you feeling smart and alert today?
"Even very important things can be on cruise control and not on your mind.
"We must all remember that in the end, the consumer of the product of all artificial intelligence or machine learning endeavors will be people.
"When is the last time you sent a card or note to a business associate?
"Career-building isn't about the chase; it's an ultra-marathon, not a sprint.
According to Marlene Chism (photo, left), "Most leaders want to create an accountable culture, yet struggle with the process.
"Steer clear of these traps if you're planning to manage a business from home.
"Take this FEMA quiz to test your knowledge on social media’s role in emergency management.
"Before experience, educational background, or skills, a small profile picture on LinkedIn is often the first thing a recruiter sees when making a judgment about a potential hire.
Linguist John McWhorter "traces the evolution of five words that have spent millennia drifting from one meaning into another.
"A dear friend just told me about an embarrassing apostrophe situation she experienced at work.
Uncovering your micro-motives — that collection of super-specialized things that make your particular heart sing — are key to finding fulfillment and success at work, say social scientists Todd Rose and Ogi Ogas.
Lynn Gaertner-Johnston asks the question.
"You want to get more people to read your blog posts.
"If you’re an entrepreneur, you likely have a role model you carry around in your head as you go about building your business.
"To deal with toxic people effectively, you need an approach that enables you, across the board, to control what you can and eliminate what you can’t.
"Allen's books are bestsellers.
We check in again with financial blogger J.
"Alright, for those who never liked the Benjamin Franklin "scheme" we've posted about over the years (wake up at 5 am, reflect, hustle, repeat), here's an alternative that might suit your personality better: .
As 2018 enters its last two months, take a look at this 2018 social media report to see how it's held up.
"My point is that your role isn’t necessarily meant to be a 24/7 enjoyable experience—that’s why you get a paycheck for doing it.
Rachel Premack spends the day riding with Miguel Santiago.
"Whatever your definition of success (each person’s definition of “success” is and should be different), one thing is true for everyone: Success means getting things done," writes Jeff Haden (photo, left) in an article featured at TheMuse.
Richard Feloni covers the work of Dr.
"Fantastic resume submitted.