Business Communication Essentials, 8th Ed.
Chapter 14. Applying and Interviewing for Employment
"Job-hunting is a lot like dating," says Liz Ryan in an article at Forbes.
"This was a big style-update year at the American Copy Editors Society (ACES) meeting.
"Want to do something that will launch you into the new era of HR?
"If you are at work, there's a high chance this article is distracting you from what you from something you should be doing instead.
"Sure, there’s plenty to love about working for a tech giant like Google.
"Most importantly, leaders should be asking these questions before their best people mentally and emotionally check out.
"[Recently,] Savvy Psychologist Dr.
"We asked [Daniel Post] Senning [photo, left] and Barbara Pachter, author of The Essentials of Business Etiquette, to tell us about some antiquated gendered courtesies and other etiquette rules that you don't need to follow anymore — and what you should do instead.
"There are more reasons than ever to understand how to protect your personal information.
"If nothing else, avoid the urge to respond in anger or haste.
"Mark Bouton [photo, left], an FBI agent for 30 years and author of "How to Spot Lies Like the FBI," tells Business Insider that he used certain tells to help identify Timothy McVeigh as a suspect in the Oklahoma City bombing.
"Looking forward to your college graduation is inevitable.
"Trouble luring in new business?
"When I was designing ChattyPeople, my chatbot building platform, I realized this: No product survives meeting the customer.
"The hot new concept in data visualization is "data storytelling"; some are calling it the next evolution of visualization (I'm one of them).
"I think we’d all agree that there’s nothing bad about getting promoted or landing a better position at your company," writes Adrian Granzella Larssen (photo, left) at TheMuse.
Kat Boogaard can empathize.
Liz Ryan navigates the terrain in a video presentation and article at Forbes.
"The goal of this special report – the first of four that will be published by Knowledge@Wharton and AKO Foundation – is to explore how firms can enhance their understanding and implementation of corporate governance.
"Yet hard as it is for such organizations to innovate, large ones as diverse as Alcoa, the Discovery Group, and NASA’s Ames Research Center are actually doing so.
Is Jon Evans' belief that "the startup gold rush of the last ten years is over," still accurate?
"It’s time for leaders of organizations to stop debating the millennial problem, hoping that this supposedly exotic flock of sheep will get with the program.
"What is the secret to the unparalleled success that keeps Amazon growing while so many traditional retailers are shutting their doors?
"Many commentators suggest that gender diversity in the corporate boardroom improves company performance because of the different points of view and experience it offers.
"Studies of leaders often focus on their style or charisma, but we wanted to look at how workers are affected by their boss’s technical competence.