Business Communication Essentials, 8th Ed.
Chapter 14. Applying and Interviewing for Employment
"Expert recruiters from Facebook, LinkedIn, and others weigh in on the right approach to following up after an interview.
"Online dictionary Merriam-Webster announced on February 7 that it has added more than 1,000 new words to its catalog, drawing from pop culture, science, foreign languages, sports, medicine, and more.
"In my line of work — first as a correspondent and host with top television networks and today as a professional speaker — it's critical to be able to connect with anyone and everyone," says Antonio Neves (photo, left) in an article at Inc.
"In this post, I’d love to share 20 actionable ways to use social media for storytelling," writes Alfred Lua (photo, left).
"If you're a recent grad or a college senior, you may have been told to focus your job search.
"The only reason we treat job-seekers less carefully than we treat customers and prospective customers is that many employers still cling to the outdated notion that job applicants are a dime a dozen, and somehow less than human.
"These days, mornings can be the noisiest time of day: if not literally, then at least figuratively.
"When it comes to reaching your goals, do your mental patterns help you or hurt you?
"When PR is done well, it can be brilliant in its ability to promote your brand.
"If you want others to believe in you, you must believe in your own value and act in a way that conveys confidence.
According to Kyle Lee, "This question’s been haunting job seekers since the dawn of interviewing.
"A good writer produces not just words, but meaning.
"Here are 7 valuable tips you should consider when applying for a job within your company: .
"We know—writing and editing the perfect resume is enough of a challenge.
"You’ve decided to look for a new job and want to make updating your social profiles part of your strategy.
"No matter how sophisticated your strategies to rid yourself of bad habits and create good ones, you’re less likely to succeed if you don’t track and review your progress frequently.
"Compared to our pre-digital forebears, we’re expected to produce torrents of writing: emails, text messages, blog posts, social media, presentations," writes Spencer Critchly (photo, left).
"Want to be more productive?
Jacs Henderson presents an infographic of eight social media mistakes.
"To highlight some of the most overused buzzwords, we created this visual with 25 of the most overused buzzwords and how much their use has increased in print over the past 30 years.
"Searching for a new job is a tedious process.
Nina Semczuk (photo, left) reports.
Here is a YouTube video presented by the Stanford Graduate School of Business on the topic of "how to conduct interviews.
"If you want to snag a job or an internship at a top company, you'd better have a stellar résumé," writes Áine Cain (photo, left).