Excellence in Business Communication, 13th Edition
"Today’s the day you apply for that job.
"You might wonder whether it's appropriate to ask why a position is open during an interview.
"In this podcast, Coach Kelly Forrister focuses on the best practices of email communications with others, including appropriate use, writing effective subject lines, creating agreed upon response times, reply to all and more.
"Self-described introvert and veteran tech executive Karen Wickre shares her secret to cultivating professional connections with a minimum of anxiety and awkwardness.
"Emotions and work are a weird thing.
"Getting on to every single social media platform (and there are a lot these days!) can distract and disengage your followers," writes Kara Perez (photo, left) in an article at Due.
"Whether you’re a newly-minted associate or a seasoned partner, the message that you need to be “networking” never goes away.
"If you’ve been looking for a new job for a while and getting nowhere, cheer up.
"You’ve probably heard the advice over and over again that you need to become an authority and build your own personal brand to stand out.
"Before experience, educational background, or skills, a small profile picture on LinkedIn is often the first thing a recruiter sees when making a judgment about a potential hire.
"Listen to a fascinating segment with David Allen where he outlines the sources of procrastination, shares a few fun examples of the dynamics at work, and talks about the steps you can take to overcome it.
Uncovering your micro-motives — that collection of super-specialized things that make your particular heart sing — are key to finding fulfillment and success at work, say social scientists Todd Rose and Ogi Ogas.
"My point is that your role isn’t necessarily meant to be a 24/7 enjoyable experience—that’s why you get a paycheck for doing it.
Richard Feloni covers the work of Dr.
"Having a cluttered desk or inappropriate items in your workspace could be making a bad impression on your colleagues or employers.
"3 tips for breaking the ice.
"Avoiding opportunities, falling behind, and overworking are just some of the very real consequences of perfectionism.
Emily Liou (photo, left) answers the following Ask a Credible Career Coach question: "I’ve only been at my current job for a few months, but I know for certain that it’s just not right for me.
"But for us little guys — the companies who hire dozens instead of hundreds; the start ups looking to change the world with team members who are equal parts talented and passionate; the tribes where each new person immediately sends ripples through the culture — we read every cover letter, and make our interview decisions based on them.
"As soon as something goes wrong in our lives, we as humans tend to fall into negative thinking patterns.
"Are job seekers who are currently employed more desirable candidates?
"Most of the time finding a new job is about who you know and your networking strategies.
"As Cathy Benko and Molly Anderson predicted in their 2010 book, we’ve gone from a corporate ladder to a Corporate Lattice, in which professionals’ career progress may only sometimes be linear — and often, may instead appear diagonal or horizontal.
These brief podcasts focus on marketing applications of social media.
"While the classic refrain focuses on how jobs will be lost to the robots, it’s not all doom and gloom for the human race explains Jason Hill, financial services expert at PA Consulting.