Business Communication Today, 15th Ed.
Chapter 14. Planning Reports and Proposals
"Everyone today realizes the importance of digital technology and social media.
"Wondering what it takes to be inclusive of employees with disabilities?
According to Boris Ewenstein (photo, left), Wesley Smith, and Ashvin Sologar, "Change management as it is traditionally applied is outdated.
"New workplace technology is allowing white-collar jobs to be tracked, tweaked and managed using an increasingly wide range of tools to monitor workers’ efforts.
"How many times per week do you find yourself talking about topics you have no interest in or have already discussed a million times—just for something to say?
"Here are some of the most common universal, nonverbal expressions of nervousness that are pretty hard to control.
"Twitter can be an excellent resource for your job search, introducing you to new people, organizations, ideas, and, of course, jobs.
"Think about this the next time you're in an important meeting: During an average 30-minute conversation, over 800 nonverbal signals are sent.
According to Joel Goldstein, "Networking is vital to success in the business world, but it can be challenging for people who are not used to the uncomfortable task of making small talk with strangers.
"We say: The days of cookie cutter cover letter intros are long gone.
"Half a dozen readers specifically asked about a LinkedIn “mistake” of another kind, which is well-represented by this email: .
"You’re interviewing for a pretty great gig, and things are going really well.
Demian Farnworth digs in to the topic.
"Are you paying people to stay busy or are you paying them to be productive?
Matthew Townsend reports.
Bill Reichert, Managing Director of Garage Technology Ventures, reports.
"You have to spend money to make money.
Alan Murray, Editor of Fortune, reports.
According to Ian Siegel, CEO of ZipRecruiter, "Changing jobs can help you climb the corporate ladder more quickly or increase your salary faster than annual raises.
While Turing has since said it will lower its price, here is how Laura Lorenzetti (photo, left) originally covered the story.
"The real question may turn out to be whether you’re working for the wrong boss.
"There’s a meme around Silicon Valley that Google is weak on mobile.
"We spoke to Michael Solari, a certified financial planner at Solari Financial Planning, about the smartest things 30-somethings can do with their money to set themselves up for a prosperous future.