Business Communication Essentials, 8th Ed.
Chapter 14. Applying and Interviewing for Employment
"What’s the requirement of being a good intercultural communicator?
"When you’ve been in the workforce for a long time, the idea of starting from Square One by going through the hiring process again can be daunting.
"In the previous article I had you look at unreliable criteria for deciding whether to grant or withhold trust in an intercultural context.
"I’ve been chronicling the slow demise of B&N for years now, watching the company bleed out, drop by drop, until it has become a shell of its former value.
According to Christina DesMarais (photo, left), "Anywhere from a third to half of the population fits the definition of being introverted, meaning these people are at their best in quieter environments compared with the extroverts who do well with a lot of stimulation.
"Knowing how you work, and how to optimize your work, can be instrumental in your success.
"Amber Venz Box has always had an entrepreneurial spirit.
Laura Forer presents an infographic on the topic.
"Do you think you are a punctuation pro?
"You cannot avoid building an identity.
"The shoulder-shrugging reply “Whatever” continues to annoy Americans more than other words or phrases, but “fake news” is coming on strong.
"I recently wrote an article about five mistakes people with depression make.
"HR tech trends and disruptions in 2018 will converge around productivity, design and intelligence in HR tech applications, according to analyst Josh Bersin.
From the Advice/Job Search section at TheMuse.
"When cultures mix there are many unknowns, such as different accents, unfamiliar body language and tones of voice.
"The foundation on which trust is built or broken is the speech act of promises.
"Branson Centre entrepreneur Yanique Grant explores the relationship between language, culture and business success.
Alyse Kalish (photo, left) has the warning.
"Doesn’t language simply describe the world of business, or does it do more – does the language we use actually shape business?
"Think about the people at work who are part of your network — the individuals who help you improve your performance or provide you with emotional support when you are going through a tough spell.
"The real strength of Artificial Intelligence lies in its ability process large and complex amounts of data far more effectively than humans.
"What do you want out of your career?
Erika Morphy (photo, left) covers the topic at CMSWire.
"When you talk to an AI chatbot, who do you think writes those professional, peppy responses?
"If you're wondering how much to ask for in a salary negotiation without leaving a bad taste in the employer's mouth or losing the job offer, you're not alone," says Jacquelyn Smith (photo, left) in a piece at BusinessInsider.