Category Archives: On the job

10 Entrepreneurs Tell Us: The Interview Questions You Should Be Asking | The Daily Muse

10 Entrepreneurs Tell Us: The Interview Questions You Should Be Asking | The Daily Muse. For an in-class exercise, have students interview each other, using these questions from 10 entrepreneurs.

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LinkedIn: How it’s changing business (and how to make it work for you) – Jun. 13, 2013

From Peter Daley, a great article in Fortune magazine about how LinkedIn is changing business [13f_hempel_linked_in]. via LinkedIn: How it’s changing business (and how to make it work for you) – Jun. 13, 2013.

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Is a Two-Page Resume Ever OK? | The Daily Muse

Is a two-page resume ever ok? Good question, particularly for an in-class discussion. Or, assign as homework, asking students to write a one-page response about ways they can tailor their resumes to fit their audience and purpose: Is a Two-Page … Continue reading

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10 Ways The Job Search Has Changed

For Tech/Bus Comm—an interesting article about how the job search has changed. Have students read and apply the different ways to communicate their job skills to employers. 10 Ways The Job Search Has Changed

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Soft Skills for Scientists – On Hiring – The Chronicle of Higher Education

A great article about the “soft skills” scientists need in an industry job—working in teams, responding appropriately to different situations, and explaining technical material to a lay audience—all skills that we teach in our science and technical communication classrooms. What … Continue reading

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The Employment Mismatch – Special Reports – The Chronicle of Higher Education

Another reason why our 200=level writing courses matter: Sine Nomine Associates, Mr. Boyes’s firm, works with high-tech companies like Cisco and IBM. However, it’s fundamental abilities that he says recent graduates lack, like how to analyze large amounts of data … Continue reading

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