Excellence in Business Communication, 13th Edition
"Great results are more than half the battle.
"Artificial intelligence (AI) is already becoming entrenched in many facets of everyday life, and is being tapped for a growing array of core business applications, including
predicting market and customer behavior, automating repetitive tasks and providing alerts when things go awry.
Lydia Bowers (photo, left) fields a question from a reader about changing careers at 60.
"Presumably, extroverts are more excited by going to mixers and events and meeting new people.
"In The Episodic Career: How to Thrive at Work in the Age of Disruption, Farai Chideya [photo, left], an award-winning author, journalist and professor, reports on today’s challenging job landscape and offers tools for navigating the inevitable changes.
"If you’re looking to break out of teaching, but are hesitant because you’re not sure how your skills might translate to another industry, have no fear.
"It’s been a decade since LinkedIn starting adding features that help you do your job better, but many people still aren’t taking advantage of those features.
According to William Aruda (photo, left), "I spend a lot of time helping people improve their LinkedIn profile and align it with their real-world brand.
"Maybe someone less qualified gets a promotion you worked hard to earn.
"Ever have to psych yourself up to go to work?
Stefano Tasselli [photo, left], Martin Kilduff, and Blaine Landis provide the answers at HBR.
"If you want to be successful in your career, I have a little-known secret for you.
"Here’s my short answer: If you’ve spent time tailoring your resume and are extremely proud of it, there’s no harm in reattaching it.
"Truthfully, I can’t recall the last informational interview I’ve gone on myself.
"Nicole Russo (photo, left), stylist and founder of Let's Get You, helps people realize their full potential and become the person they want to be through their style.
Emily Disston (photo, left) fields a question on the topic at TheMuse.
"When I receive emails like yours, I often begin with don’t shoot yourself in the foot by giving less than your best at work.
"To coach us along in the salary negotiation process, we turned to Josh Doody [photo, left], author of Fearless Salary Negotiation.
"Just as animals have to survive in the wild on an instinctual basis, so do humans.
"We consulted Amanda Augustine [photo, left], career advice expert for TopResume, about how to send a clear and compelling message to a company you're dying to work for.
"Google alum and WayUp CEO Liz Wessel [photo, left] said job searchers don't have to go to extremes to make a good impression on social media.
"Why are weaknesses and fatal flaws so hard for us to spot in ourselves?