Business Communication Today, 15th Ed.
Chapter 18. Building Careers and Writing Resumes
"I spent the past month doing something most people dread: networking," says Rachel Gillett (photo, left).
"Let's say you want to ask your boss for a raise, one that puts you at $100,000," writes Drake Baer (photo, left) in an article at BusinessInsider.
"You don't have to play by the old rules: This is the digital age.
Lisa Vaas, contributor at TheLadders.
"Hiring managers only spend 6 second on your resume before they decide on you — this is what they look at.
"There are secrets of success that young professionals and executives should heed as they rise in their careers," writes Jacquelyn Smith in a piece for BusinessInsider.
"You send in your resume.
"Here are 16 questions you'll want to avoid during the first job interview, as they may do more harm than good: .
Richard Feloni reports on what he has learned from Jon Levy (photo, left), Founder of The Influencers.
"I used to see introductions as uniformly positive and just think that it was always exciting when new people got to connect," Wharton professor Adam Grant tells talkshow host Jordan Harbinger on an episode of the lifestyle podcast "The Art of Charm.
"Here's the complete guide from LinkedIn to having an all-star profile: .
"Asking for help is never easy, but in our careers, we all need it from time to time.
"If you're trying to land a new job this year, a personal website could be your secret weapon," declares Jacquelyn Smith of BusinessInsider.
"To get a better idea of what makes a resume great, we reached out to Amanda Augustine, career expert at TheLadders.
"Talent, skill, education, experience -- all are important.
"According to a survey by CareerBuilder, some of the most common lies on resumes are: .
That resource is no longer available, but here is advice on creating a compelling LinkedIn profile.
"How can a fresh graduate get a job when companies only want to hire those with experience?
"Whether you're on a date or meeting a client for the first time, you want to make a good first impression.
According to Padmaja Ganeshan-Singh, "Here are a few tips that can help you make the most of the six seconds your résumé has with the recruiter: .
"Before giving up on LinkedIn .
"Applying for a job typically consists of providing two documents to your potential employer: a resume and a cover letter.
"Unfortunately, it seems that many professionals have forgotten the number one rule of networking—and for that matter, one of the most important guidelines for your entire career: The best time to build a network is before you need one.