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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, use this form: https://businesscommunicationnetwork.com/contact-us/. 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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Teach Your Students These 14 Essential Ways to Prepare for Before, During, and After a Job Interview

Teach Your Students These 14 Essential Ways to Prepare for Before, During, and After a Job Interview | Teaching Business Communication and Employment | Scoop.it

From prepping your outfit and body language to saying goodbye and how to follow up, here's everything that should be done to prep for an interview.

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11 Impactful Ways to Update a Resume for 2021

11 Impactful Ways to Update a Resume for 2021 | Teaching Business Communication and Employment | Scoop.it
Even if your work experience has stayed the same, there are still ways to update your resume for the modern recruiting process.
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Three Textbook Choices to Match the Diverse Needs of Today’s Business Communication Courses

Three Textbook Choices to Match the Diverse Needs of Today’s Business Communication Courses | Teaching Business Communication and Employment | Scoop.it

Learn more about the leading business communication textbooks in the field.

 

Obtain a wealth of complimentary business communication classroom resources.

 

Order examination copies of Bovee & Thill textbooks.

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Want To Be Noticed By Recruiters? Try This Resume Strategy to Get Through the Applicant Tracking System

Want To Be Noticed By Recruiters? Try This Resume Strategy to Get Through the Applicant Tracking System | Teaching Business Communication and Employment | Scoop.it
99% of the Fortune 500 companies use an Applicant Tracking System to accept a job candidate’s resume when you apply for a position online. Will they find you?
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8 Interview Questions about Diversity and Inclusion Every Job Seeker Should Be Able to Answer

8 Interview Questions about Diversity and Inclusion Every Job Seeker Should Be Able to Answer | Teaching Business Communication and Employment | Scoop.it

Consumers are also starting to hold companies accountable for insensitive statements and biased blunders. Companies want employees who will represent them well and demonstrate cultural competency. With those goals and concerns in mind, interviewers are starting to ask all candidates about their thoughts on diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace. Read the full article: http://vid.us/d5mouo

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10 Ways to Make the Worst Impression at a Job Interview

10 Ways to Make the Worst Impression at a Job Interview | Teaching Business Communication and Employment | Scoop.it
The top 10 ways to make the worst impression at a job interview, and what to do so you don't make a bad impression and hurt your chances of getting hired.
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Fourteen Tips That Will Help Your Students Succeed in Phone Interviews

Fourteen Tips That Will Help Your Students Succeed in Phone Interviews | Teaching Business Communication and Employment | Scoop.it

As your students begin the interview process, chances are good that their initial screening interviews and at least subsequent interview will be conducted over the phone. Employers treat telephone interviews as seriously as in-person interviews, so candidates need to be ready to perform effectively in these important exchanges.

 

Share these fourteen tips with your students to help them prepare and to ease the stress of getting ready for phone interviews:

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Top 10 Trends for Job Seekers

Top 10 Trends for Job Seekers | Teaching Business Communication and Employment | Scoop.it
Are you in the market for a new job? If so, jump on your search now because the market is heating up. First time job seekers and those looking for a career boost are ripe for success. According to Glassdoor, the U.S. economy is growing, leading to noticeable effects on hiring. Here are some of …
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Top 9 Resume Trends

Top 9 Resume Trends | Teaching Business Communication and Employment | Scoop.it
Resumes continue to evolve over time. Don't fall behind or get lost in the mix with these trending tips for 2019. Need a new resume template? Use resume builders like Canva for easy, fresh designs.
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Teach Your Students about These Latest Resume Trends to Increase Their Chances of Getting Hired

Teach Your Students about These Latest Resume Trends to Increase Their Chances of Getting Hired | Teaching Business Communication and Employment | Scoop.it

"The hottest and latest resume trends this 2019 will surely heighten the chance of your students' getting hired."

Helen's curator insight, April 6, 11:11 AM

Always be resourceful with any devices we meet every day, starts on our gadgets, the searching engines, and always updating ourselves with the latest technology

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150 Funniest Resume Mistakes, Bloopers, and Blunders Ever

150 Funniest Resume Mistakes, Bloopers, and Blunders Ever | Teaching Business Communication and Employment | Scoop.it
People write the strangest things on their resumes, sometimes downright hysterical. Why should only recruiting managers get to laugh at these? The Top 10 are at the bottom. Enjoy
Helen's curator insight, April 6, 11:27 AM

Never make mistakes like people did in the articles and always be mindful with what we going to write and mean in the resumes.

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20 Resume Mistakes Keeping Your Students from Getting a Job--and How They Can Be Fixed

20 Resume Mistakes Keeping Your Students from Getting a Job--and How They Can Be Fixed | Teaching Business Communication and Employment | Scoop.it
No matter how many times you've proofread your resume, it's important to stay vigilant for at least one of these 20 common mistakes.
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Which Business Communication Textbooks Have the Most Comprehensive Coverage of Employment Topics?

Which business communication textbook have the most comprehensive coverage of employment topics? Which textbooks are noted for their leading-edge coverage?

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Teach Your Students about These 5 Phone Interview Errors That Are Causing Them to Lose Out on Jobs, Career Experts Say

Teach Your Students about These 5 Phone Interview Errors That Are Causing Them to Lose Out on Jobs, Career Experts Say | Teaching Business Communication and Employment | Scoop.it
One of the worst things you can do is just hanging up at the end of the call. Make sure you're prepared for the call coming to an end.
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Job-Hunters, Have You Posted Your Résumé on TikTok?

Job-Hunters, Have You Posted Your Résumé on TikTok? | Teaching Business Communication and Employment | Scoop.it
Feeling limited by LinkedIn, some Gen Z-ers are now applying for jobs using TikTok résumés. Employers are paying attention.
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Order Examination Copies of Bovee and Thill Business Communication Textbooks

Order Examination Copies of Bovee and Thill Business Communication Textbooks | Teaching Business Communication and Employment | Scoop.it

Via Bovee & Thill's Online Business Communication Magazines
Bovee & Thill's Online Business Communication Magazines's insight:

Bovee & Thill provide the latest information in their texts about writing a resume for the digital age. Students will learn about creating a personal brand and an e-portfolio. They'll also see examples of an infographic resume, multimedia resume, social media resume, as well as traditional resumes.

 

Visit this page today to order examination copies of Bovee and Thill business communication textbooks.

 

Watch this video:  Business Communication Textbooks--Finding the Right Fit for Your Business Communication Course.

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10 Resume Trends and Forecasts You Should Be Teaching

10 Resume Trends and Forecasts You Should Be Teaching | Teaching Business Communication and Employment | Scoop.it

"Landing a job is not as easy as it sounds, and there’s a great chance your resume is preventing you from getting a shot at countless job opportunities.

 

"In this article, we will lay down the current trends in resume writing that can lead you to better job opportunities. What are the things you have to consider when building your resume, and what are the fatal errors you must avoid? Reading the trends here will help you craft a resume that may be the key to getting your dream job."

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10 Social Media Moves That Could Completely Sabotage Your Career

10 Social Media Moves That Could Completely Sabotage Your Career | Teaching Business Communication and Employment | Scoop.it

"It's true: Landing that dream job, a promotion, or a raise could be put in jeopardy if you're sharing questionable things on your social media accounts. Here, career experts share their best advice for editing yourself."

Helen's curator insight, April 6, 10:52 AM

 This article giving me many insights about how to be more thoughtful with conditions that relate with my jobs and how we have to share this kind of ethics with students.

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38 Things You Should Never Include on Your Résumé

38 Things You Should Never Include on Your Résumé | Teaching Business Communication and Employment | Scoop.it
If you want to make it past the initial test, you need to have some solid qualifications — and the perfect résumé to highlight those qualifications.
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Seven Tips for Succeeding in Video Interviews

Seven Tips for Succeeding in Video Interviews | Teaching Business Communication and Employment | Scoop.it

Students should prepare to be interviewed by video as they move through the job search process, and these interviews require some special consideration.

 

Video interviews can be conducted via Skype or similar services, video conferencing systems, or automated interviewing systems in which candidates respond to prerecorded questions.

 

Most of the advice outlined in Fourteen Tips for Succeeding in Phone Interviews applies to video interviews, and encourage your students to follow these additional tips:

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Meet the Robots That Read Resumes

Meet the Robots That Read Resumes | Teaching Business Communication and Employment | Scoop.it

These days, the first set of eyes on your resume may not actually be human eyes. Check out this infographic to see what applicant tracking systems are really looking for.

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13 of the Worst Answers People Have Actually Given in Job Interviews

13 of the Worst Answers People Have Actually Given in Job Interviews | Teaching Business Communication and Employment | Scoop.it

     "Most job candidates prepare to answer certain questions before their job interview to present themselves in the best possible light.
     "Other candidates seem to give the worst possible answer for a given situation.
     "We asked HR professionals, recruiters, and CEOs to share some of the worst responses they have heard from candidates, from a candidate who said he 'crushed 10 keg stands' to another who admitted to slashing someone's tires."

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HireVue's AI Face-Scanning Algorithm Increasingly Decides Whether You Deserve the Job

HireVue's AI Face-Scanning Algorithm Increasingly Decides Whether You Deserve the Job | Teaching Business Communication and Employment | Scoop.it

HireVue claims it uses artificial intelligence to decide who’s best for a job. Outside experts call it 'profoundly disturbing.'"

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Your Resume Cheat Sheet Writing Guide

Your Resume Cheat Sheet Writing Guide | Teaching Business Communication and Employment | Scoop.it

"Writing a resume is a complicated and often frustrating process. Every detail counts, and there is no shortage of conflicting information on what employers actually want to see, like an objective statement, your college GPA, hard and soft skills, or hobbies."

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11 Most Common Job Interview Questions, and the Best Answers to Them

11 Most Common Job Interview Questions, and the Best Answers to Them | Teaching Business Communication and Employment | Scoop.it
At least some of these questions will pop up during any job interview, and these are the best ways to answer them.
Keith Peraino's curator insight, September 25, 2019 5:00 AM

Time for the Job Interview...what to expect...