Business Communication Essentials, 8th Ed.
Chapter 11. Composing and Completing Reports and Proposals
"According to Fast Company, Instagram is becoming an important part of the hiring process for some employers, especially in more creative fields.
At some point, someone is going to ask you to edit or revise a business report.
Jerry Saltz covers the topic at Vulture.
This video presentation by Professor Patricia Jenkinson describes the process of perception and helps explain why we each perceive the world in a unique way.
"Professionals of any level and in any industry can benefit from having their own site, and if you set it up right and maintain it, you can get it to the top of the search results page," writes Richard Feloni in a piece featured at BusinessInsider.
Catherine Rampell (photo, left) is an economics reporter at The New York Times.
"The big upside of Instagram for companies is the ability to easily develop a communication strategy about their products and services that is by essence more direct and engaging than that of their website, which tends to be more institutional and corporate," writes François Mathieu at Pikock.
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According to John Brownlee (photo, left), "In a world where inbox zero is the ultimate goal, who cares about good typography?
"There’s more information at your fingertips than ever before, and yet people are overwhelmed by it.
Teaching oral communication on Pinterest.
This collection of resources for business communication and business writing instructors focus on a wide variety of media, including videos, infographics, PowerPoints, PDFs, and podcasts, covering every relevant topic so you can keep your course fresh and up to date.
Randy Krum features an infographic on the topic.
Check out a Pinterest page of data visualizations.
"Imagine not being able to recognize your mother, your spouse or your own children.
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Fudging details will hurt you in the long run.
These online tools (many are free) offer a variety of ways to create infographics.
This PowerPoint presentation offers helpful tips for avoiding plagiarism when researching and writing reports.
"If you or your CEO has been called upon by a TV news reporter to comment on a mass layoff, product recall or other urgent news situation, you know the feeling that this old Wide World of Sports adage can evoke: 'The thrill of victory and the agony of defeat,'" writes Gwen Chynoweth (photo, left).
"Like many designers," writes NYTimes staff writer Quentin Hardy, "Eric Rodenbeck (photo, left) has had a long relationship with bar graphs and pie charts.