Business Communication Today, 15th Ed.
Chapter 18. Building Careers and Writing Resumes
"As a seasoned job placement expert, one question I hear the most is, “What is the best time of year to look for a job?
"Hiring managers spend just six seconds on your resume before they decide on you — this is exactly what they look at.
Samuel Bleakly (photo, left) has some strong words for millenials.
"When I was first introduced to the idea of journaling as a way of resolving career issues, I was dubious," says Lea McLeod.
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Danny Rubin weighs in on the subject.
Robin Reshwan presents her list.
"Just as with any kind of toxin, you need to limit your exposure and keep yourself protected.
Jacquelyn Smith has some advice for interns.
According to Emmie Martin (photo, left), "When searching for a new job, it's smart to reach out to anyone in your network who might be able to help: former managers, career coaches, old colleagues.
According to Matt Johnston, "We're always negotiating both at work and at home.
"Learn job search strategies using mobile devices.
Drake Baer, writer at BusinessInsider.
According to Emmie Martin, "In today's job market, sending a post-interview thank-you note can be the difference between landing the job and being completely overlooked.
"Recent college graduates looking for work already face tough competition, even with a stellar resume and interview skills," writes Kathryn Tuggle (photo, left).
"With more and more schools going paperless or migrating to the "cloud" (storing files on the Internet), student work has become more easily shareable, accessible by many, and more easily organized," writes Mary Beth Hertz (photo, left).
Rebekah Campbell (photo, left) explains why she does all her recruiting through LinkedIn in this NYTimes.
"Because the competition in today's job market is so fierce, desperate job seekers will literally do whatever it takes to stand out from the crowd," writes Jacquelyn Smith at BusinessInsider.
"Once you know you’re leaving a company, you need to think carefully about how you want to break the news, says job coach Lea McLeod [photo, left].
"How many times have you applied for a job and never heard back?
Jacqueline Smith (photo, left) will get little disagreement when she says, "Writing your very first resume can be a daunting process.
According to Tim Brown, CEO at IDEO, "Few people have helped as many people find the right job as Dick Bolles (photo, left).
According to Joseph Terach (photo, left), " .
Jacquelyn Smith writes, "Here are 15 words and phrases that may hurt more than they'll help in a salary negotiation: .
Richard Feloni and Mike Nudelman, with BusinessInsider.