Excellence in Business Communication, 13th Edition
Handbook of Grammar, Mechanics, and Usage
According to Marie Raperto, "Writing thank you notes is never as easy as it seems.
Logan Harper (photo, left) provides his answers to the question - Should you connect with co-workers on social media?
Hilary White (photo, left) lists "19 things unhappy people do that we should all try to avoid.
"Once again, I am amazed every time I talk to groups and find out so many educators have not used word clouds with their students.
"Are you as confident as you'd like to be?
Meet Les Perelman (photo, far left) and his Babel generator.
"Almost everyone is terrible at multitasking.
"I don’t like regular coffee meetings or networking events anyway," says Scott Dinsmore (photo, left).
"Most job candidates know it's important to make a good impression in the interview.
"Social media offers the potential for educators and institutions to develop how they engage with students and other stakeholders and offer new services.
"You would think every company would prefer to communicate in a way that connects with the audience," writes Lou Hoffman (photo, left).
According to Liz Klimas (photo, left), "How your handshake comes across to another person can say so much about you that some people will go so far as to practice their handshakes before a big job interview.
Randy Krum presents a CopyBlogger.
"The second communication secret was summed up in Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back.
"Serial entrepreneur James Caan (photo, left) says in a recent LinkedIn post that he has seen thousands of resumes during the course of his career.
Max Knoblauch, editorial intern at the New York City office of Mashable.
According to Harrison Monarth, "In a noisy world where personal branding is a professional imperative and where we constantly compete with equally qualified rivals for clients, jobs, promotions, assignments, or funding, not to mention admiration and affection, being just a little more interesting and memorable can be the deciding factor in our favor.
Erinn Bucklan discusses Dale Carnegie's How to Win Friends and Influence People.
Brian Solis discusses reputation management as covered in Andy Beal's book Repped, 30 Days to a Better Online Reputation.
"The best advice I ever received was from a guy who came at me with scissors and cut off my tie.
"Even though plenty of consumers have discarded SMS in favor of WhatsApp and now Snapchat, Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project reports that texting is fast becoming the way consumers want to communicate.
According to Carrie Cousins (photo, left), "Text is not an afterthought in the design process.
Kevan Lee did some digging on the topic and came up with this.