Business Communication Essentials, 8th Ed.
Chapter 14. Applying and Interviewing for Employment
"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.
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"In Brazil and the United States, a firm handshake is expected.
Farhad Manjoo (photo, left) doesn't like it when people put two spaces after a period.
"See the fascinatingly morbid graphic below from Who Is Hosting This?
"There’s plenty advice out there to rehearse what you’re going to say in a job interview: research questions the interviewer might ask, practice your answers, come up with salient questions of your own .
"If you study great CEO communicators such as John Chambers of Cisco or the late Apple founder Steve Jobs, you can glean some helpful tricks," writes George Bell (photo, left).
Bianca Nogrady reports on the topic over at ABC Science (Australian Broadcasting Corporation's online gateway to science).
"The number of unread emails in my inbox recently reached an all-time high," says Jacquelyn Smith of BusinessInsider.
"It’s tempting to simply outsource the blog to an agency and call it a day.
"It turns out that using body language to determine whether somebody is lying is really quite hard.
"When Aaron arrived in Moscow to take charge of the manufacturing plant his Israeli-owned company had just purchased, he expected to settle in quickly," reports Erin Meyer (photo, left) in a piece at BusinessInsider.
"Hacking an interview isn't about being able to answer questions properly.
The folks at Educational Technology and Mobile Learning share an infographic from Brainy Quote and Evan Carmichael.
Erin Meyer (photo, left) asks the question.
"If you're going to get anything done in business, you need people to respect you.
Christine Comaford (photo, left) discusses the topic.
"There’s nothing more irritating to a pedant’s ear than someone saying “mischievious” instead of “mischievous,” and nothing more embarrassing than realizing you’ve been pronouncing the word mischievous with an extra i for your whole life.
Jennifer Frost presents an infographic on the topic.