Business Communication Today, 15th Ed.
Chapter 17. Enhancing Presentations with Slides and Other Visuals
"We’ve collected real stories about candidates who were well on their way to snagging a new role, but didn’t, all or at least in part because of a social media post (or posts) someone on the hiring side found during the vetting process.
"With 90 percent of executives already researching their company purchases on mobile devices, it won’t be long before voice search becomes common in business circles.
"Being overwhelmed is no excuse.
"Want to communicate more effectively?
"Challenging management and performance conversations regularly run off the rails.
"Bezos is Amazon's chief writing evangelist, and his advocacy for the art of long-form writing as a motivational tool and idea-generation technique has been ordering how people think and work at Amazon for the last two decades—most importantly, in how the company creates new ideas, how it shares them, and how it gets support for them from the wider world.
"Hiring managers will expect you to demonstrate that you are an effective salesperson during the interview.
"There are certain parts of the interview process that people overly obsess over and spend an inordinate amount of time focusing on.
Conversational skills, active listening, negotiation, conflict resolution, nonverbal communication, collaboration, and productive meetings---prepare students for the demands of workplace communication with Excellence in Business Communication's expanded coverage of interpersonal communication.
"Failure isn’t a roadblock.
"Failure isn’t a roadblock.
"Before you spend too much time worrying about unrealistic expectations in regards to the person who came before you, get aligned with your new boss about the goals of your role and your responsibilities.
"Casual conversations can sometimes lead us to moments of real connection.
"My articles generally focus on offering advice on how to succeed in your career or find a new job.
"Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are being used in all aspects of business and marketing.
"I’ve observed thousands of founders and thought a lot about what it takes to make a huge amount of money or to create something important.
"Tempted to go out with a bang on the last day of a really bad job?
"'The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
"As you’re brainstorming a new content marketing campaign, the word “humble” may not come to mind.
"You’re bound to be asked some difficult questions any time you interview for a new job.
"You’ve probably been told countless times not to show your hand during the interview process, especially when it comes to letting a hiring manager in on other opportunities you’ve lined up.
"Most of us manage our time the same ways: by writing to-do lists and prioritizing the items on those lists.
"Today’s the day you apply for that job.