Business Communication Essentials, 8th Ed.
Chapter 14. Applying and Interviewing for Employment
"This infographic provides step-by-step interview tips for both the interviewee and the interviewer.
"You work with them, you live with them, heck, in many cases you love them, but the people closest to us can still cause a lot of problems," writes Eric Barker, owner of Barking Up the Wrong Tree.
Is it "first-come, first-serve," or "first-come, first-served?
"How often do you have a conversation with your team that consists of something other than what’s being done, what needs to get done, and what they didn’t do?
"Probably the most important reason to respond to comments—both negative and positive—is that everyone else is reading them.
"I'm an average guy trying to become better in both my work and home life.
"You’ve probably heard it before: On average, hiring managers will only spend six seconds looking at your application.
"The body speaks volumes," declares Kathleen Elkins (photo, left) and Mike Nudelman.
Laszlo Bock (photo, left) writes, "But if you’re a job seeker (and who isn’t?
"I spent the past month doing something most people dread: networking," says Rachel Gillett (photo, left).
"Columbia Business School research highlights the disconnect between peoples’ own views and their counterparts’ views of their assertiveness—and the impact it can have on negotiations.
Eric Barker (photo, left) discusses tips he learned from former White House staffer and friend, James Waters.
"Having sat through more presentations that we can count and having had to present our own work and ideas throughout the years, we have learnt a lot about what makes you a good presenter and what doesn’t.
Jessica Stillman (photo, left) presents a solution for the "massively overstuffed inbox" courtesy of Brad Feld.
Ashley Fidel (photo, left) has some new opening lines for networkers to consider.
"In her book "301 Smart Answers to Tough Interview Questions," Vicky Oliver says in order to prevail, you need to 'trounce your competition.
"Don’t meet just because you are a group and you’ve “always had a weekly staff meeting.
"You probably have your own verbal tics too.
"Let's say you want to ask your boss for a raise, one that puts you at $100,000," writes Drake Baer (photo, left) in an article at BusinessInsider.
Kathleen Elkins reports on the topic citing the work contained in these two books.
"I went out with a guy based on his use of dashes once.
"You don't have to play by the old rules: This is the digital age.