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The Most Annoying, Pretentious And Useless Business Jargon - Forbes

The Most Annoying, Pretentious And Useless Business Jargon - Forbes | ESP  - English for Specific Purposes | Scoop.it
Strike this gobbledygook from your working vocabulary.
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English for Business and Commerce

English for Business and Commerce | ESP  - English for Specific Purposes | Scoop.it
Lingofeeds provides a complete guide to English grammar and usage with examples from specific industries for English learners wanting to improve their career chances in the global economy. Our first course is for English for Business and Commerce.
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Open source environment for Materials Science and Engineering

The CORE-Materials resource repository contains a large number of open educational resources (OERs) in Materials Science and Engineering freely available under a range of Creative Commons licenses.
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Why you should cool it with the corporate jargon - Fortune Management

Life in corporate America is riddled with office speak, acronyms and other crimes against language. But there are a host of reasons to steer clear of insider lingo.
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Top 20 Business Vocabulary - free download

Top 20 Business Vocabulary - free download | ESP  - English for Specific Purposes | Scoop.it
This freely downloadable e-book gives you carefully selected words in different areas of British and American business vocabulary.
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Developing Emotional Competency

Developing Emotional Competency | ESP  - English for Specific Purposes | Scoop.it
  Since the term Emotional Intelligence was popularized in the mid -1990′s by former New York Times science writer, Daniel Goleman, work on EI has found its way into mainstream business.  Goleman’s first book, Emotional Intelligence,  was based on...
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Smashing the Cubicles - Technology Review

Smashing the Cubicles - Technology Review | ESP  - English for Specific Purposes | Scoop.it
By designing new spaces around tablets, smart phones, and social technologies, companies can operate with far fewer desks.
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Tips for Researching Science Information

Tips for Researching Science Information | ESP  - English for Specific Purposes | Scoop.it
In today's fast-paced world of information, it's impossible for one person to have all the answers. Accordingly, this blog features occasional "guest posts" by librarians, academics, and other info...
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Keeping Great People with Three Kinds of Mentors - Anthony Tjan

Keeping Great People with Three Kinds of Mentors - Anthony Tjan | ESP  - English for Specific Purposes | Scoop.it

"To attract and retain great people, several things need to coalesce."

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Interview with Al Pittampalli

Interview with Al Pittampalli | ESP  - English for Specific Purposes | Scoop.it
I recently wrote a review of Read This Before Our Next Meeting by Al Pittampalli. It is a good book and well worth the money. Al was gracious enough to do an interview with us about his passion for creating better meetings.
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I Don't Understand What Anyone Is Saying Anymore - HBR

I Don't Understand What Anyone Is Saying Anymore - HBR | ESP  - English for Specific Purposes | Scoop.it
I'd say that in about half of my business conversations, I have almost no idea what other people are saying to me. The language of internet business models has made the problem even worse.
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English for Finance – no cause for panic

English for Finance – no cause for panic | ESP  - English for Specific Purposes | Scoop.it

David Baker, co-author of Finance 1 in the Oxford English for Careers series, discusses the subject of his forthcoming talk on English for Finance at BESIG on 19th November.


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Scientists are from Mars, the public is from Earth - Discover Magazine

Scientists are from Mars, the public is from Earth -  Discover Magazine | ESP  - English for Specific Purposes | Scoop.it

"The American Geophysical Union blog has a link up to a very interesting table, and I feel strongly enough about this topic that I want to share it with you."

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How to Run a Meeting - Forbes

How to Run a Meeting - Forbes | ESP  - English for Specific Purposes | Scoop.it
Dr. Nadine Katz goes to a lot of meetings. Some of them last so long the participants have to order in food or switch rooms.
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Social Media's Impending Flood of Customer Unlikes - Brian Solis

Social Media's Impending Flood of Customer Unlikes - Brian Solis | ESP  - English for Specific Purposes | Scoop.it

"Brands are furiously creating profiles in social networks in the hopes of building engaging communities with customers..."

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Mobile Learning In The Workplace – Survey

Mobile Learning In The Workplace – Survey | ESP  - English for Specific Purposes | Scoop.it

Even though some large organizations have started using mobile technology to empower their workforce, for most others the question still remains – how do we actually use it in the workplace? Training departments are unsure how to design, develop and implement a successful mLearning strategy that works for their organizations.


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The 500 Year Evolution of the Resume | Visual.ly

The 500 Year Evolution of the Resume | Visual.ly | ESP  - English for Specific Purposes | Scoop.it
How has the resume evolved in the past 500 years? People keep trying to kill it, but it'll probably outlive us all!
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Using Visual Language to Innovate | IdeaFeed | Big Think

Using Visual Language to Innovate | IdeaFeed | Big Think | ESP  - English for Specific Purposes | Scoop.it

"Gamestorming" - transforming business practice using visuals.

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How to Win Friends and Influence People All Over The World | Think Tank | Big Think

How to Win Friends and Influence People All Over The World | Think Tank | Big Think | ESP  - English for Specific Purposes | Scoop.it

An interview with Bausch&Lomb chairman, Fred Hassan, on cross-cultural relationships.

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What Will Be the Business Skills of the Future?

What Will Be the Business Skills of the Future? | ESP  - English for Specific Purposes | Scoop.it
In a partnership with the University of Phoenix the Institute for the Future has produced a new report titled Future Work Skills 2020. You may be weary ...
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