Business Communication Today, 15th Ed.
Chapter 18. Building Careers and Writing Resumes
"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.
Áine Cain checks in with CEO Liz Wessel (photo, left).
"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.
"Many job seekers treat cover letters as a necessary evil.
Amy George (photo, left) reports at BusinessInsider.
Fox Business shares the thoughts of Korn Ferry CEO Gary Burnison (photo, left).
"One common issue has to do with word selection.
"Don't let the emotional roller coaster slow your search.
"'One of the great lies of life is 'follow your passions,'" says Cuban as part of the Amazon Insights for Entrepreneurs series.
From the Advice/Job Search section at TheMuse.
"What do you want out of your career?
"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.
"Here's how to hit it out of the park without any work experience or internships.
"Business Insider has interviewed numerous successful people about their career experiences and insight.
Alex Durand (photo, left) is the Ask a Credible Career Coach columnist at TheMuse.
"It is paradoxical that as job coaches, video interviewing, resume-sifting software and sites like LinkedIn and Indeed have added new maneuvers for HR and job seekers alike, finding the right person is as hard as ever.