Business Communication Today, 15th Ed.
Chapter 14. Planning Reports and Proposals
"As humans, we often default to the path of least resistance — for just about everything we do," writes Nina Semczuk (photo, left), a writer with The Daily Muse.
"One of the worst places that you can come off as disrespectful is during a job interview.
"Are you planning to attend your office holiday party?
"Congratulations! You’ve made it past the first interview round and the hiring manager wants to bring you in again to speak with more people.
Kellogg Insight has an interesting perspective on the topic.
Shareen Pathak (photo, left) covers the topic at Digiday.
Liz Ryan answers a letter from a reader at Forbes.
"The smart choice for a worker may be at odds with what's good for everyone else, says a new report suggesting ways to bridge the gap.
"If you’re like me and spend most of your day in an office, you probably think it’s impossible to practice healthy habits on the reg.
"Most startups toil away in stealth mode on new products and services with an Apple-esque fear of news leaks," begins Haje Jan Kamps (photo, left) in a piece at TechCrunch.
"Most things in life that are worth it are difficult to achieve.
"Last week my manager "Grace" walked up to my desk out of the blue and asked me, 'Are you job-hunting?
"When it comes to landing your dream role, honesty is the best policy.
"Last year, Dido Harding [photo, left] found herself having to deal with one of Britain’s worst ever cyber attacks.
According to Alice Boyes, Ph.
"The most productive people think about output deliberately, and then keep switching up their tactics to get the best results.
According to Shaban Arora (photo, left), "Marketers today base their strategies on research, trends and past experience.
"Google announced that it will be punishing sites that have intrusive popups or interstitials on mobile starting from January 10, 2017.
Shana Lebowitz relates the story of how Doug Conant (photo, left), former CEO of Campbell Soup Company, continually reached out to employees and what it inspired.
"We live in a world of instant information, where ideas go viral without much thought regarding accuracy and validity.
"Pinterest is becoming an increasingly attractive option for businesses when interacting with customers online.
"There are a lot of reasons why people lose their jobs.
"I’m on a quest to find some powerful apps that will allow me to build a positive savings habit.
Skip Prichard (photo, left) discusses the work of Ken Marlin.