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Inspirational Quotes: Can They Really Help Your Business in 2012?

When it comes to business jargon and buzz words, some are used so often that they have lost all meaning to individuals who work tirelessly on the ground level of an operation. This does not mean that certain words or concepts now carry no meaning in the commercial world, however, but it is simply the [...] Read more »

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Key Differences In Communicating To Small Teams And Large Teams

The importance of communication cannot be overstated in business or in the workplace. It is such an essential aspect of business that no business team can succeed without it. But, are there any key differences in communicating to small teams and large teams that constitute any major advantages in their performance? Let’s take a closer [...] Read more »

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Why Networking Events Remain Important Even in the Age of Social Media

In the age of remote interaction, you could be forgiven for thinking that physical networking events were something of an unnecessary corporate expense. After all, social media giants such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter have revolutionized the way in which individuals build their professional contacts and interact with their clients and colleagues, and this has [...] Read more »

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What Your Cover Letter Says About You

As job seekers, we’re told early on that we need a great resume to wow the employers before we can even get an interview. However, the cover letter is just as much a priority if not more than the resume. When beginning the process of accessing an application online or otherwise, the first thing employers [...] Read more »

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10 Career Possibilities for Communication Degree Graduates

Many university graduates with communication degrees make the mistake of thinking they can only go into public relations or communication-specific careers. However, the reality couldn’t be further from the truth. Virtually all modern career paths require strong communication skills, so this type of degree can be used to get a foot in the door for [...] Read more »

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Social Media Message Management

Just like it has changed our social interactions, social media has found its way into almost all aspects of business, from marketing to hiring. Many businesses are using social media as an online reputation management tool and have systems in place to monitor the web for any mention of their name or brand. Read more »

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5 Tips for Improving Communication in the Workplace

Poor communication in the workplace can lead to low morale and lack of productivity, which inevitably will have a negative impact on the bottom line. Even when operations seem to be going well, it can be important to review whether the lines of communication need to be improved. Luckily, getting all the employees on the [...] Read more »

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University Graduates are Lacking Crucial Interpersonal Skills

More students than ever are looking to graduate from a four-year university and go on to graduate school. This makes the job market fiercely competitive and thus, many graduates have been struggling to find work. This competition would make many think that once someone had acquired a job, they would never let it go, right? Wrong. [...] Read more »

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Please Help: Take + Share the Communication Degree Survey

Today is an exciting day! CommunicationStudies.com is proud to announce the launch of its first research project, the Communication Degree & Major Survey. If you are studying for a degree in communication, graduated with one, or are a communication professor, we would appreciate your help completing this survey. Read more »

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Job Dissatisfaction Stems From Unmet Employee Needs [Study]

A new study has linked employee satisfaction to both management style and corporate attitudes towards employees. In an article published in Springer’s Journal of Business and Psychology, researchers from the Universite Francois Rabelais in Tours, France, revealed new evidence that meeting employees’ basic needs for competence, autonomy and relatedness leads to improved job satisfaction. Read more »