Business Communication Today, 15th Ed.
Chapter 18. Building Careers and Writing Resumes
"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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"At work and at home, we want what we want.
Danny Rubin weighs in on the subject.
"Does a set of data make you feel more comfortable?
Robin Reshwan presents her list.
"No matter how unselfish you are, you probably still find yourself trying to influence people to do the things you want them to do.
"Success at work stems from face-to-face communication with others.
"Just as with any kind of toxin, you need to limit your exposure and keep yourself protected.
Jacquelyn Smith has some advice for interns.
"Have you ever felt like you're talking, but nobody is listening?
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.
"Brands are trying their hardest to rewire the way you speak--renaming products, what we call ourselves at work, and even how we think about ourselves as customers.
According to Matt Johnston, "We're always negotiating both at work and at home.
"Learn job search strategies using mobile devices.
"If you've ever listened to yourself speak in a voicemail or video, you've probably wondered aloud "is that what I really sound like?
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).
"We all want what we want, but it's always difficult to figure out how to get it," writes Matt Johnston in the introduction to his video on the topic of power words.
"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).
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning present their list.
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.
"Remembering the names of the people you meet will help you stand out and make a good impression.