Excellence in Business Communication, 13th Edition
Chapter 15. Building Careers and Writing Resumes
From an introduction to job-search strategies to details on résumé writing, you’ll find advice from career counseling professionals.
These online tools (many are free) offer a variety of ways to create infographics.
The Pew Research Center is one of the most respected research organizations in the world; learn how they try to get it right.
The 1000-plus pages of advice in the Chicago Manual of Style for citations and other writing and formatting questions can be overwhelming, but the editors are here to help.
The FTC’s Business Center has helpful guidance on applying federal marketing regulations in a wide variety of specific situations.
"Let's face it - almost everyone has irrelevant jobs on their work history.
"Research needs and requirements vary with each assignment, project or paper.
A handy reference tool web landing page from North Carolina State University.
From refining your goals to measuring your success, here’s how to get started.
The original resource is no longer available, but this article offers 12 tips for successful business blogging.
"While the classic refrain focuses on how jobs will be lost to the robots, it’s not all doom and gloom for the human race explains Jason Hill, financial services expert at PA Consulting.
"While most workers still have one, companies and recruiters are putting less emphasis on résumés when searching for job candidates.
Whether you’re starting your first document or using Word’s advanced capabilities, this site can help.
"These stats will help you bring your recruiting strategy into the 21st century.
According to Oliver Staley (photo, left), "Resumes are a poor proxy for a human being.
"I’ve read a lot of cover letters in my career — thousands of them, maybe even tens of thousands.
"Any time we interview someone, we wait to see whether they’ll write a thank you note or not.
"Wondering how to get recruiters to notice your resume and application?
Lydia Bowers (photo, left) answers a reader's question at TheMuse.
"Movies are also a great way for leaders to learn about leadership on their own!"
"Here’s a list of my 20 favorite leadership movies, updated with links to purchase the DVD on Amazon.
Áine Cain checks in with CEO Liz Wessel (photo, left).
"When it comes to video editing, you may be wondering what’s the best tool to use.
"Hear what Americans have to say about their jobs.
"Many job seekers treat cover letters as a necessary evil.