Business in Action, 9th Ed.
Prologue: Using This Course to Launch Your Career
"Just as with any kind of toxin, you need to limit your exposure and keep yourself protected.
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.
According to Maggie Zhang (photo, left), "Most people want to become successful as quickly as possible.
Alison Green (photo, left) asks, "Wondering why you're not advancing in your career more quickly, or why you always seem to be overlooked when it comes time for raises, promotions, or important projects?
Jacqueline Smith (photo, left) asks, "What makes a resume great?
We write a lot about resumes — what to do, and what not to do.
"Serial entrepreneur James Caan (photo, left) says in a recent LinkedIn post that he has seen thousands of resumes during the course of his career.
"Many people will tell you that the most effective way to find your next job is by meeting people and fostering relationships," says Matt Johnston (photo, left).
Brian Solis discusses reputation management as covered in Andy Beal's book Repped, 30 Days to a Better Online Reputation.
"The best advice I ever received was from a guy who came at me with scissors and cut off my tie.