Don’t Be Afraid to Stand Out — Be Afraid of Blending In

According to Liz Ryan (photo, left), "One of the biggest job-search mistakes you can make is to play it safe. The more you look and sound like every other job seeker, the worse your job search experience will be."

"The best way to get overlooked by employers is to brand yourself like an anonymous clone, put up with every kind of job search abuse and agree to every obnoxious demand an employer makes of you. This strategy will extend your job search, destroy your mojo and get you a lousy job. In short, it doesn't work very well!'

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Bovee and Thill

Explore Bovee and Thill’s photos and illustrations on Flickr!

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Courtland Bovee (@courtlandbovee) • Instagram Photos

Take a look at Courtland Bovee’s Instagram account with a focus on business communication, such as the custom-designed illustrations above.

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Teaching Management Communication

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Bovée and Thill’s Real-Time Updates, a Free Content Service That Keeps Textbooks Perpetually Current

Real-Time Updates is a proven resource for instructors and students, already with 2 million pageviews.

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Companies Are Hiring Playwrights and Poets to Write Meaningful AI

"When you talk to an AI chatbot, who do you think writes those professional, peppy responses? There’s certainly an algorithm behind the scenes, but humans put together those phrases. Tech companies are creating teams of writers, including playwrights, poets, and novelists, to help write lines that don’t sound like they came from a machine. The work can range from creating a consistent character for a chatbot, to inspiring an immersive virtual reality."

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Do You Know the Key Topics That Are Disrupting Business Communication Course Content and Altering Lectures?

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How to Be Sure Your Listeners Are “Getting It”

"Whether you are training, leading a meeting, or giving a formal presentation, effective speaking is more than just “telling.” It is also about making sure your listeners get the message you intend. To be sure your listeners understand and remember what you have said, select from these strategies, depending on the situation and your comfort level: . . .

Read the full article by Gail Zack Anderson (photo, left) . . .

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Answering Any Interview Questions: Three Vital Steps for Success

Job interviews are a stressful experience, but if you follow the vital steps described in this video, you’ll be more confident and more successful.

 

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Communication Ethics: How to Make Good Choices When Your Choices Aren’t Clear

Every business communicator encounters situations that require ethical decision making. How can you be sure that you are making the right choice whenever you face one of these challenges? By following this four-step approach, you can be more confident that you are making the best possible choices, even in the most difficult circumstances.

 

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