Business Communication Essentials, 8th Ed.
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Julie Bawden Davis (photo, left) reports on the trend.
"Assuming you work very hard and are not rude, insensitive, or offensive, if you feel you must significantly change the way you speak and act to fit into your company's culture, then perhaps you are in the wrong company.
"Every week, we gather our favorite resources on career advice, smart living tips, and ways to have a little more fun in life and compile it all into our famous Best of the Web newsletter.
"There’s nothing I love more than a good list, especially at the end of the year, when reflecting and resolution-making abound," says Adrian Granzella Larssen, editor-in-chief at TheMuse.
"Remember when changing jobs every couple of years was viewed as problematic?
"Finding a job after graduation can be a daunting task for most graduates.
"Today’s students and career-changers have access to more career planning information than ever before.
"Over the past 10 years, I’ve been fortunate enough to help all sorts of people get their websites into shape.
"Older people don't have to play it safe and stay in a job rut.
"Nobody likes being in a rut.
"What constitutes a “career change” is a bit vague, but I like to think of it as taking a job in a new industry so that you can continue to develop your personal and professional skills.
"Twitter can be an excellent resource for your job search, introducing you to new people, organizations, ideas, and, of course, jobs.
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.
"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.
"Having a couple connections and an updated profile isn’t enough to make the most of LinkedIn.
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.
"It’s surprising to hear just how many people openly say they dislike their job, whether it’s because of the people they’re working with, the duties involved or the fulfillment they get from it on a day-to-day basis," says Jack Shardlow.
"You’ve finally figured it out.