Excellence in Business Communication, 13th Edition
Chapter 14. Developing and Delivering Business Presentations
"If you’ve been looking for a new job for a while and getting nowhere, cheer up.
Explore the changes that are needed to help the workforce adapt to a new age of AI and robotic automation.
"The more self-aware you are, the more effective you can be.
"You have crafted your business.
"You’ve probably heard the advice over and over again that you need to become an authority and build your own personal brand to stand out.
"When a corporate recruiting function conducts an audit, I find that the resulting data usually reveals that the recruiting problems that dramatically restrict applications routinely occur during the same steps of the “recruiting funnel.
"To demystify some of the ambiguities surrounding the resume editing process, here’s a hand-picked list of some of the most important dos and don’ts to be aware of during this stage.
"Ever get an uncomfortable feeling in your stomach during a job interview?
"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.
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