Business Communication Today, 14th Ed.
Chapter 2. Collaboration, Interpersonal Communication, and Business Etiquette
"To explore the psyche of a people, do not look at what they do – look at what they do wrong.
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Laura Katen advises us to think about our body language as much as what we are going to say.
"Recent college graduates looking for work already face tough competition, even with a stellar resume and interview skills," writes Kathryn Tuggle (photo, left).
"You know that weird feeling between excitement and dread that accompanies an invitation to interview?
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According to Vicki Davis, "Every email message from a parent or colleague is an opportunity to create a powerful impression.
"With more and more schools going paperless or migrating to the "cloud" (storing files on the Internet), student work has become more easily shareable, accessible by many, and more easily organized," writes Mary Beth Hertz (photo, left).
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Rebekah Campbell (photo, left) explains why she does all her recruiting through LinkedIn in this NYTimes.
According to Geoffrey James, "The winner in every business competition is always whoever communicates the most clearly.
"How can one start the day so energetically, work constantly, and still get so little done?
Jeff Haden gives fair warning about word traps.
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"Most of our friendships happen so naturally we don't realize how they started," begins Maggie Zhang (photo, left) in her article at BusinessInsider.
"Because the competition in today's job market is so fierce, desperate job seekers will literally do whatever it takes to stand out from the crowd," writes Jacquelyn Smith at BusinessInsider.
"Fresh out of college, my first job was doing marketing research for McGraw Hill in New York City.
"To find out how to give an excellent presentation, we turned to one of the best public speakers in the world, Sri Lankan human resources consultant Dananjaya Hettiarachchi, recently crowned the World Champion of Public Speaking by Toastmasters International," writes Richard Feloni in a piece at BusinessInsider.
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"In our media training workshops, our clients are usually shocked to learn how much they communicate with their body language – and how little they know about what their bodies are saying," declares Brad Phillips (photo, left) in a piece at MrMediaTraining.
"Dressing for success may create a good impression, but people judge your intelligence and credibility based upon what comes out of your mouth," writes Geoffrey James (photo, left).
"Remembering the names of the people you meet will help you stand out and make a good impression.