Business Communication Today, 15th Ed.
Chapter 18. Building Careers and Writing Resumes
"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.
Check out this podcast from the folks at SCORE.
Áine Cain checks in with CEO Liz Wessel (photo, left).
"In the this HOW Design Live podcast episode, Ilise Benun, founder of Marketing-Mentor.
"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.
Listen to the podcast by Lewis Howes (photo, left) of his interview with Chris Lee.
"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.
"You became a business leader because you’re capable, confident, and intelligent, right?
"Relationships are still the driving force for how professionals get the jobs they want, how the top sales reps outperform the rest of their team, and how entrepreneurs get their companies funded and off the ground.