Many college students hate the English Comp requirement. What possible good does it provide for a business or STEM major? After, it’s not like they’ll be looking for a job as a writer. In truth, however, developing strong writing skills helps you communicate clearly, professionally, and precisely. And even a well written email can set you apart from others in you field. People with strong writing skills stand a better chance of getting hired by top tier employers and, in the end, they make more money.
Today, more than ever before, potential employers are placing greater emphasis on soft skills. But soft skills are notoriously hard to quantify.
Your communication skills, however, are on display from the moment you make contact…
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With an estimated 207 billion sent every single day, email has become such a large part of our lives. With that many emails flying around, chances are you’ve tossed off an email that was less than perfect. This is fine with family and friends, of course. But delivering the perfect professional email requires knowledge of email etiquette. A Guide to Email Etiquette This infographic from The Business Backer provides a handy guide to 36 rules to keep your email professional. From crafting subject lines to creating your signature, refer to these important points the next time you have an important email to write.
Presentations have become an integral part of the way we do business today. Advances in presentation technology make the presentation the go-to method of sharing ideas. You might be sharing with teammates in the office or with the wider business community at trade shows or conventions. No matter how often you have to do it, the skills necessary to deliver an effective presentation remain essential in business today.
How do you leverage the interview to rise above the rest? It all comes down to communication. A recent study declared verbal communication the top skill employers value in recent college grads.
With that in mind, here are 10 ways qualified candidates rise to the top during a job interview.
In today’s highly competitive job market, being able to communicate quickly and effectively is a must.
So using grammar rules correctly – on your resume, LinkedIn profile, and even on social media – is often key factor in landing the job you want…