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This is an online magazine by Bovee & Thill, authors of the leading textbooks in business communication and business writing, published by Pearson, featuring resources about application letters, resumes, career planning, and a variety of employment issues. For more information about Bovee & Thill's texts and their exclusive, superior coverage of employment, visit http://boveeandthillbusinesscommunicationblog.com. For instructor examination copies, go http://blog.businesscommunicationnetwork.com/texts. To find your local sales representative, go to http://www.pearsonhighered.com/educator/replocator. To contact the authors, send an email to hotline@boveeandthillbusinesscommunicationblog.com. To get a free Comprehensive Guide to Business Communication Instructional Resources, visit http://blog.businesscommunicationnetwork.com/resources. Subscribe to a free weekly newsletter of new posts to all 11 of Bovee Thill's Online Magazines: http://sco.lt/8kgeVV.
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How To Dress for Your Job Interview

How To Dress for Your Job Interview | Teaching Business Communication and Employment | Scoop.it

"Knowing what to wear on a job interview is half the battle of the interview itself. The old adage could never be so true, "You never get a second chance to make a first impression."

 

When you're going on a job interview, your appearance is extremely important. Whether or not you look professional or sloppy could play a huge role on if you get hired." . . .


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How to Answer (and NOT Answer) the "Tell Me about Your Boss" Question

How to Answer (and NOT Answer) the "Tell Me about Your Boss" Question | Teaching Business Communication and Employment | Scoop.it

A typical "gotcha!" scenario. . .


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6 Steps To Prepare For A Skype Interview

6 Steps To Prepare For A Skype Interview | Teaching Business Communication and Employment | Scoop.it
In order to save money on travel expenses and associated interviewing costs, many companies are taking advantage of the virtual power of Skype.

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10 Questions You Should Never Ask in a Job Interview

Applicants are given an opportunity to ask questions at the end of an interview.  Here are some tips on what not to ask in this situation.


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How To Take Control of Your Next Job Interview

How To Take Control of Your Next Job Interview | Teaching Business Communication and Employment | Scoop.it

"At the end of every job interview, you’ll encounter the inevitable question, “Do you have any questions for me?” While it’s an oh-so-predictable event, many job candidates aren’t prepared to shine when they reach this final test in the interview. Failing to ask any questions or asking the wrong questions can send the wrong signals."


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7 Ways To Royally Mess Up A Job Interview

7 Ways To Royally Mess Up A Job Interview | Teaching Business Communication and Employment | Scoop.it
While there are plenty of ways to ace your next interview, there are also a slew of ways to expertly mess it up. I've compiled a list of ways to fantastically mess up an interview. Keep these 7 tips in mind before your next interview.

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5 Tips: Best Times to Schedule An Interview

5 Tips: Best Times to Schedule An Interview | Teaching Business Communication and Employment | Scoop.it
How do you know what date and time is the best to interview? While a time that works for you may sound like the “best” option, the “best” time is really the time that is best for the interviewer.

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You Said WHAT? Things You Shouldn’t Say If You Want a Second Interview

You Said WHAT? Things You Shouldn’t Say If You Want a Second Interview | Teaching Business Communication and Employment | Scoop.it

Suggestions for difficult to answer interview questions.


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5 Things You Should Do After Landing the Interview

5 Things You Should Do After Landing the Interview | Teaching Business Communication and Employment | Scoop.it

Advice on preparing for interviews.


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12 Ways to Bomb a Job Interview

12 Ways to Bomb a Job Interview | Teaching Business Communication and Employment | Scoop.it
From showing up too casually attired to giving a weak handshake, committing these mistakes will make sure you don’t get a callback (much less a new job).

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What to Bring to An Interview

What to Bring to An Interview | Teaching Business Communication and Employment | Scoop.it

Tips on what you should bring with you when you go for a job interview. . .


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