Business Communication Today, 15th Ed.
Chapter 14. Planning Reports and Proposals
"The results couldn’t be more conclusive.
"Off-the-clock work is a big problem for employers.
According to Jodi Glickman (photo, left) and Alicia Bassuk, "The decision to terminate an employee is never easy.
Tim Lemke, staff writer for Wisebread.
"Our company, which offers content and video materials for small businesses, is in its third year of operation.
Tim Peterson reports at AdAge.
See Dan Rockwell's 10 ways.
"Anastasia Martin,* a 24-year-old social media manager for a New York City college, will never forget the moment she realized that she was underpaid," writes Molly Triffin.
"From a manager’s perspective, a new hire can’t come up to speed fast enough.
According to Leigh Steere (photo, left), "If you see a pattern of discontent in a staff member, the kindest thing you can do is pull the employee aside for a frank, tough-love conversation that covers some or most of the following points: .
"Too often policy-makers consider only the consequences of NOT creating a policy and pay little attention to the consequences of creating one.
"I often hear from business owners who feel they’re too busy running their business to spend time on marketing," writes columnist Steve Olenski.
Learn from Michael Simmons's mistake.
"It’s time to take a page out of the playbooks of the world’s most successful people.
"Whether your business is coming up with a marketing strategy for the long term or just making adjustments midyear, use these marketing plan differentiators to make your strategy pop.
"Millennials self-define themselves as a generation that has grown up with constant encouragement.
"It has never been cheaper to open a Papa John's restaurant," reports Hayley Peterson (photo, left).
According to Michael Michalowicz, CEO of Provendus Group, "The Pareto Principle—also known as the 80-20 rule—doesn’t just describe the way things are; it can also be used as a powerful tool to help you focus and redirect your energies, becoming more efficient and more profitable in the long term.
According to Nancy Mann Jackson (photo, left), "When East Carolina University dismissed for the semester on April 28 this year, 500 students left campus $100,000 richer.
Aaron Lee presents tips from 31 experts on social media.
Micah Solomon (photo, left), contributor at Forbes.
Stephanie Vozza (photo, left) reports.
John Boitnott (photo, left) gives a few tips on how to make your financial forecasts more accurate.