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What's happening in Business today . . . and what's to come?
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'Generation Y' set to transform office life - CNN.com

'Generation Y' set to transform office life - CNN.com | Business Communications and Trends | Scoop.it
It could be out with old meeting rooms and in with new social spaces, as Generation Y is set to transform the way we work in the next 10 years.
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Cultural Change That Sticks

Cultural Change That Sticks | Business Communications and Trends | Scoop.it
In the early 2000s Aetna was struggling mightily on all fronts.
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English Test: Business English Vocabulary - The English Blog

English Test: Business English Vocabulary - The English Blog | Business Communications and Trends | Scoop.it
A mutliple choice English test to check your Business English vocabulary knowledge. Get answers and correct answers immediately after completing the questions.

Via EFL SMARTblog, Eva Maier
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Why teaching culture is part of teaching Business English ...

Why teaching culture is part of teaching Business English ... | Business Communications and Trends | Scoop.it
John Hughes looks at how to approach teaching about culture in business English. John will be hosting a webinar on the topic of Intercultural communication in Business English on 17th October. I once taught a German ...
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The Ultimate Guide to Writing Better Than You Normally Do

The Ultimate Guide to Writing Better Than You Normally Do | Business Communications and Trends | Scoop.it

WRITE EVERY DAY
"Writing is a muscle. Smaller than a hamstring and slightly bigger than a bicep, and it needs to be exercised to get stronger . . . "

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The Death of Email by 2018

The Death of Email by 2018 | Business Communications and Trends | Scoop.it

By 2018 email as we know it today will be a thing of the past...


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Social Media @ Work

There is disconnect between how immersed and digitally connected employees are outside of the workplace, and how their internal communications are being delivered.…...
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Cell phone culture: How cultural differences affect mobile use - CNN.com

Cell phone culture: How cultural differences affect mobile use - CNN.com | Business Communications and Trends | Scoop.it
It is a device that three quarters of the world's inhabitants have access to, according to the World Bank, but the words to describe it and etiquette of how to use it differ starkly across cultures.
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7 Customer Service Strategies for an Amazing Customer Experience

7 Customer Service Strategies for an Amazing Customer Experience | Business Communications and Trends | Scoop.it

Customer service expert Shep Hyken is the one to follow and he has a new book: The Amazement Revolution.

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Business English Pod - Telephoning: Keeping in Touch ...

Business English Pod - Telephoning: Keeping in Touch  ... | Business Communications and Trends | Scoop.it

Learn how to lower the formality in a telephone conversation, show interest, and keep the conversation going.

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http://risnews.edgl.com/retail-news/Urban-Outfitters-Goes-the-Full-Mobile-at-the-POS82463 | Business Communications and Trends | Scoop.it

New ways to ring up in-store sales as well as iPad sales . . .

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When Did Yoda Start Writing CEO Speeches?

When Did Yoda Start Writing CEO Speeches? | Business Communications and Trends | Scoop.it
The "backloaded business sentence" must. Go. Away.
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Times Have Changed. Your Resume Needs To Change, Too.

Times Have Changed.  Your Resume Needs To Change, Too. | Business Communications and Trends | Scoop.it
The resume continues to evolve, perhaps more rapidly than ever. No one style will work for every situation or every employer or every industry. And a style that works today may be inappropriate next year.
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Fun Telephoning Practice & Exercise

Fun Telephoning Practice & Exercise | Business Communications and Trends | Scoop.it
Two people talking on the phone about orders from a business.
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15 Grammatical Errors that Make You Look Silly

15 Grammatical Errors that Make You Look Silly | Business Communications and Trends | Scoop.it
Making unnecessary grammatical errors just makes you look bad, and hurts your effectiveness as a writer. So, we've assembled the 15 most egregious grammar goofs into one helpful infographic. With this handy reference, you'll never look silly again.

Via learning designer, Eliza Steely
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A Mediocre Applicant Allows Himself to Stumble Briefly Into a World of Endless Possibility

A Mediocre Applicant Allows Himself to Stumble Briefly Into a World of Endless Possibility | Business Communications and Trends | Scoop.it

A trendy response to a boring job ad  . . .

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Evolution of Communication in Business - an Infographic

Evolution of Communication in Business - an Infographic | Business Communications and Trends | Scoop.it
This infographic shows the important trends in communication in business over time, especially in relation to technology and the relationship with the consumer.
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Selling in The Digital Age

People by people. And, social media and digital communications are getting salespeople to the right people . . .

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Nine Tips for Writing Effective SEO Content

Nine Tips for Writing Effective SEO Content | Business Communications and Trends | Scoop.it

Content creation is a large part of what we do as marketers—and writing effective, well-optimized content is, well, hugely important.

 

After all, if you're creating content for your website or blog and it's not search engine optimized, Google and other search engines will rank it low on search engine results pages. And diminished visibility in search results can have a negative impact on the ability of customers, clients, and prospects to find you.


In fact, poorly written and unoptimized Web content can render you all but invisible on the Web. Not good.


SEO is one of those phrases you probably hear often. Understanding it is one thing... but putting it into practice is an entirely different story. The good news? You don't need . . .

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Consider cultural differences when hiring for startups!

Consider cultural differences when hiring for startups! | Business Communications and Trends | Scoop.it

Mig33 co-founder and CEO Steven Goh advises Asian startups against hiring from multi-national companies and here's why . . .

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Graphics & Images: Localization and Cultural Differences ...

Graphics & Images: Localization and Cultural Differences ... | Business Communications and Trends | Scoop.it
A look at the use of images, symbols, graphics and pictures at an international level.
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Business English: Presentations Vocabulary | Learn English

Business English: Presentations Vocabulary | Learn English | Business Communications and Trends | Scoop.it

Here are some words that can be used when talking about presentations. Mannerisms - these are a person's particular way of talking or moving ...

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The Convergence of Information and Storytelling

The Convergence of Information and Storytelling | Business Communications and Trends | Scoop.it

 Everyday our lives and businesses generate vast amounts of data and the rise of cloud computing and the internet has enabled us to store and retrieve this information easily. The challenge has always been to enable people to use data and to communicate simply. There are a few visionaries that have mastered the art of data visualisation like Edward Tufte and Stephen Few. The future depends on the blend of this fusion of information and storytelling.

 

[Photo credit: IvanWalsh.com]


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Pagina Uno's curator insight, March 26, 2013 2:26 AM

Il futuro sta nella fusione di informazione, grafica e narrazione di storie. Il futuro è da scrivere, oltre le consuete categorie.

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White House cracks whip on move to mobile

White House cracks whip on move to mobile | Business Communications and Trends | Scoop.it
President Obama tells federal agencies to get a move on to keep pace with a citizenry that more and more gets things done via smartphone. Read this blog post by Jonathan E. Skillings on Mobile.
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