Business Communication Essentials, 8th Ed.
Chapter 14. Applying and Interviewing for Employment
"How can a fresh graduate get a job when companies only want to hire those with experience?
Sometimes it seems like there aren't enough hours in the day to get everything done," writes Melissa Stanger.
"You only have few seconds to capture their attention before your message gets drowned in the sea of updates.
"Whether you are a manager explaining new programs to your employees, a chief financial officer giving a financial update to the media, or a vice president speaking in front of your board of directors, following these 10 suggestions will help you achieve presentation success: .
Ultimate Social Media Empire presents its 26 tips.
James Clear explains the topic with an example from Mozambique.
"Marc and Angel [Chrenoff] are the authors of 1000 Little Things Happy Successful People Do Differently.
"'People read each other's intent as soon as they see each other,' says Nick Morgan, speech coach and author of new book Power Cues: The Subtle Science of Leading Groups, Persuading Others, and Maximizing Your Personal Impact.
"Consider the word "charismatic.
"Words are powerful things.
"What's surprising is how few of us rehearse the way we will move on stage during presentations.
According to Jeff Haden (photo, left), "Perspective is a funny thing.
"According to a 2013 HubSpot survey, blogging has overtaken SEO as the number one means for increasing traffic to your website.
"The ability to identify relevant trends and stay one step ahead of them is crucial for keeping brands fresh and vibrant.
"What are the odds that discounting your price is going to lead to a positive customer experience?
"If you want your big dream bad enough, read these 5 short stories.
"What do an insurance company, grocery chain and educational service have in common?
"He doesn't often do virtual reality, but when he does, it's pretty awesome.
According to Crispin Sheridan, "In the last few years, Google has been communicating the need for mobile ready sites.
"Press and marketing might accelerate businesses, but product builds the foundation.
"Humans have radically changed the way we shop and buy since days of Mad Men, but most companies haven't followed suit.
Erica Cerulo covers the topic.