Tag Archives: Communication


4 Aspects To Consider When Choosing Voice Talent For Your Business

Imagine that you call your doctor to leave a message on her voice mail, and is met by an answering voice that sounds like Marlon Brando in the Godfather. I guess you would be a bit confused. It’s not what you expected, right?!

To pick a voice for your answering service, training course or advertisement, is a very important part of your business’ communication. Your customers will relate your brand with the type of voice you pick, so make sure you choose your voice talent carefully.

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5 Ways to Make Sure Your Cover Letter Communicates Your Strengths

Finding a job is almost never a painless process. According to a new eye-tracking study by The Ladders, your resume might only get six seconds of a recruiter’s time, but submitting a well-composed cover letter that appropriately highlights your strengths could be what gets your application into the “Yes” pile.


Do you suffer? The “Most Interesting Person In The Room” Syndrome And How You Can Recover From It [SlideShare]

A number of myths surrounds the communication field. They are mostly misunderstandings and misinterpretations, made by non-communicators.

Communication is an area where many amateurs believe they are experts. How hard can it be to talk to people? Anyone knows communication. I’m a leader, so I sure know how to communicate.

Sounds familiar to you? It does to me alright, and I’m quite sick and tired of it.


What Hospitality Taught Me About Communication

Sometimes even the most fancy academic degree is outsmarted by lessons you’ve learned in life. Today’s post by Australian based Jeszlene Zhou from the blog First Comms Job proves that it’s true. Read on to learn what a job in an Irish pub taught Jesz about communication.


Who Should Write the Company Blog and Why

Have you and your company come to the conclusion that you should have a company blog? If so, congratulations! You’ve come a long way already in your attempt to connect to and attract new customers. But still, there are some important things you must consider before launching the blog. One of the first things you need to decide is who should write it.


The Magic Spell of Social Media Presence: Un-Wrinkle Me

Have you noticed yet? Un-me services are everywhere. Un-spam me, un-subscribe me, even un-baby me. (The latter is a plug-in you can use on Facebook to remove unwanted baby pictures uploaded by friends who do not seem to do anything but to produce an endless stream of offspring. By the way, the photos are replaced by pictures of… bacon).


8 Reasons Why You Need a Social Media Whisperer in Your Marketing Team

Content management is the new advertising. Writing is the new skill marketers need to excel in. Involving people is the new business goal. No wonder Social Media Whisperer is the latest job description in the marketing field.


How to Make Sure Your Intranet Escapes the Corporate Knife

Ever had a bad dream? If so, did it include a hungry beast threatening your intranet? Or were the entire internal comms department chased by an armed ninja?

Probably not. Dreams are rarely about intranets, but real life nightmares are another story. They come true to communications pro’s from time to time.

I’m talking about the internal comms nightmare: the intranet being stabbed by the financial department’s knife.


What 5 Experts Say About Future Intranet Trends

Tell me, what is the first word that arise in your head when thinking of your company’s intranet? I’m really curious to hear your answer, but I guess the word “modern” isn’t what comes to your mind, is it?

There’s a lot of things going on in the internal communications and intranet area, but still, many companies communicate like it’s 1999. Perhaps it’s time for a change in your company’s way of handling internal communications? Why not let your intranet take a leap into the future?!

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