Business Communication Today, 15th Ed.
Chapter 14. Planning Reports and Proposals
"As a CIO and entrepreneur I’m often asked by entrepreneurs what they should put in the cloud.
"Whether you get a taciturn interviewer who only asks two questions or the inexperienced manager who spends way too much time focusing on your college years, knowing how to handle the rogue person on the other side of the table is a nice skill to have," explains Lily Zhang (photo, left).
The question posed to Lynn Taylor (photo, left) is, "Can I still be successful without moving up the corporate ladder and getting promoted frequently?
Luke Hinchliffe (photo, left) asks, ".
"In an era where employers are increasingly seeking referrals from current employees, your friends might actually be your best bet for finding an awesome new job.
Susan Adams, staff writer at Forbes.
"Meeting sabotage artists seem to have attended the same training academy.
"For word nerds everywhere (this author included) the yearly additions to the Associated Press Stylebook are always met with great intrigue.
"We all know we can learn more from our missteps than our successes — even though no one likes to admit when they’ve gotten something wrong," offers Eric A.
Lisa Evans reports at FastCompany.
Jacquelyn Smith reports on Amanda Augustine's wisdom regarding one's first resume.
"What does it take to get ahead?
"Imagine an organization that is completely digitally connected.
"Michael has been in Frankfurt for about a week and is really missing his home office in Chicago.
According to Grace Smith (photo, left), "When you're undertaking a website redesign it can be tempting to rush in with the excitement of new possibilities, but it's important to consider the key aspects of a redesign, both aesthetically and from a business perspective.
"When you don't know how to answer a question during an interview, the silence can seem excruciating.
"Napoleon Hill, author of the best-selling 1937 book "Think and Grow Rich," explored the habits of the most likable people in his essay "Develop A Pleasing Personality," which was included in the book The Science of Success.
"Choosing mobile phone cases and customizing phones with charms and decorations may reveal a lot about a person's culture, as well as increase attachment to the devices, according to researchers.
"We asked a few career experts and hiring managers the ideal time to show up for a job interview.
"These companies will guarantee that you’ll not only love walking into the office on Monday morning, but that you’ll want to keep coming back.
Jake Mcspirit presents his list.
"While every job is different, we asked 14 entrepreneurs from the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) to name one “negative” thing they actually like to see when reviewing job candidates.