Teaching Business Communication and Employment
14.4K views | +0 today
Follow
Teaching Business Communication and Employment
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.
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scoop.it!

5 Bad Job Search Habits to Break Now

5 Bad Job Search Habits to Break Now | Teaching Business Communication and Employment | Scoop.it

"Job search is stressful no matter what situation you’re in. There are always bills to pay, things that need to be done, and the worry of getting that job over your head. Add to that some bad habits we all have, it might seem impossible. Fear not, we’ve got the 5 worst job search habits. You have to recognize them before you can change them!"


Via Carli Spina
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

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.


Via Carli Spina
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

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.


Via Carli Spina
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Use Keywords to Get Eyes on Your Resume

Use Keywords to Get Eyes on Your Resume | Teaching Business Communication and Employment | Scoop.it
Have you ever submitted resumes to countless companies and gotten zilch in return? Well, without keywords your resume is as good as dead.

Via Carli Spina
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

How Should You Act After Getting a Rejection Letter?

How Should You Act After Getting a Rejection Letter? | Teaching Business Communication and Employment | Scoop.it
Sure, you’re going to feel rejected for a while after you get a rejection letter. Go indulge in yourself today, then get over it and keep doing all the right things that got you this far.

Via Carli Spina
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

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."


Via Carli Spina
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Mastering the Art of Thank-You Letters

Mastering the Art of Thank-You Letters | Teaching Business Communication and Employment | Scoop.it
To ensure your thank you letter stands out from the competition after an interview, it's important to rethink how you approach writing it.

Via Carli Spina
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Thanks a Lot! Anatomy of a Perfect Professional Thank-You Note

Thanks a Lot!  Anatomy of a Perfect Professional Thank-You Note | Teaching Business Communication and Employment | Scoop.it

Helpful tips for writing thank-you notes as part of your job search. . .


Via Carli Spina
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

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.

Via Carli Spina
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

How Your Bad Habits Affect Your Job Search

How Your Bad Habits Affect Your Job Search | Teaching Business Communication and Employment | Scoop.it

Puff the not-so-magic dragon. Today’s health care costs have employers cracking down on everything imaginable. . .


Via Angie Jones
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

What Are Some Good Job Search Sites to Use?

What Are Some Good Job Search Sites to Use? | Teaching Business Communication and Employment | Scoop.it

Currently I am using Career Builder, Indeed, Monster. What are some of the other job sites and search engines to use. Keep in mind that I am asking about free. . .


Via Angie Jones
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Job Search: 7 Must-Have Tools for New Graduates

Job Search: 7 Must-Have Tools for New Graduates | Teaching Business Communication and Employment | Scoop.it

The job market for new graduates is the best in three years. But make no mistake: the hole is deep and we're still digging out. Unemployment remains abnormally high. Graduates will need to be on their game to launch a career this spring. 


Via Angie Jones
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Best Job Search Engines

Best Job Search Engines | Teaching Business Communication and Employment | Scoop.it

When you use a job search engine you\'ll find job listings from many different online sources. . .


Via Angie Jones
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

What to Wear and What Not to Wear to an Interview

What to Wear and What Not to Wear to an Interview | Teaching Business Communication and Employment | Scoop.it
First impressions count - especially during an interview. Consult this guide to make the best impression possible with your interview attire.

Via Carli Spina
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Is Your LinkedIn Profile Holding You Back?

Is Your LinkedIn Profile Holding You Back? | Teaching Business Communication and Employment | Scoop.it

Revise your LinkedIn profile to maximize the impact it can have on your job search. . .


Via Carli Spina
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Play Nice: 3 Ways to Handle Competition in Your Job Search

Play Nice: 3 Ways to Handle Competition in Your Job Search | Teaching Business Communication and Employment | Scoop.it
Competition. It’s unfortunate, but it’s a fact of life. Check out these three ways to handle competition in your job search.

Via Carli Spina
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Six Tips for Uncovering Salary Information About a Job

Six Tips for Uncovering Salary Information About a Job | Teaching Business Communication and Employment | Scoop.it
How to determine how much salary a position will pay...

Via Carli Spina
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

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).

Via Carli Spina
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

15 Career Advice Sites You Should Know About

15 Career Advice Sites You Should Know About | Teaching Business Communication and Employment | Scoop.it
Whether you need basic career advice, salary information, or inspiration to shake you out of a work rut, these 15 sites will get you on the path to a great job.

Via Carli Spina
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

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. . .


Via Carli Spina
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

7 Networking Secrets Job Seekers Should Know

7 Networking Secrets Job Seekers Should Know | Teaching Business Communication and Employment | Scoop.it
Networking can be intimidating to some job seekers, but it is a great way to make essential contacts. You never know exactly how being associated with someone can help you in the future, but it is helpful to always be prepared.

Via Carli Spina
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Overcome Being Overqualified for Part-Time Jobs

Overcome Being Overqualified for Part-Time Jobs | Teaching Business Communication and Employment | Scoop.it

With so many people looking for jobs in this economy, many qualified candidates find themselves taking jobs for which they may be overqualified. . .


Via Carli Spina
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

7 Simple Ways to Improve Your Interviewing Skills

7 Simple Ways to Improve Your Interviewing Skills | Teaching Business Communication and Employment | Scoop.it

In the midst of technological advancement nowadays, the back-to-basics rule still applies when it comes to getting hired for a job. . .


Via Angie Jones
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Online Job Search Tips – How to Find Work with Online Job Search ...

Online Job Search Tips – How to Find Work with Online Job Search ... | Teaching Business Communication and Employment | Scoop.it

Online Job Search Tips – How to Find Work with Online Job Search. The online job search is necessary and important in these tough times.


Via Angie Jones
more...
No comment yet.