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buiness week

buiness week

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School: University of North Texas
Department: Business
Course: Communicating in Business
Professor: Robert insley
Term: Fall 2016
Tags: final, intro, to, and communcation
Cost: 50
Name: Communication in business final study guide
Description: these notes cover our final
Uploaded: 12/06/2016
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● Chap 14 ○ Important information ■ 95% of knowledge workers are in more than 1 team project ■ Some are as many as 12 teams simultaneously ■ Communication is important ■ prepare for lost materials ■ Know how to handle losing a team member ■ Practice good interpersonal skills ■ Practice open communication ■ Embrace and practice mutual accountability ■ Watch for and control group think ○ Questions ■ What are strengths that you can bring to a team? ■ What are some electronic tools you can use in meetings? ■ What are the roles of leaders in meetings? ■ What is the most productive team size? ■ What should you do if a team is too big? ■ What should you do if a team is too small? ● Chap 15 ○ Important ■ Know the weaknesses in agenda ■ Know counterproductive behavior of leaders and participants ○ Questions ■ Why do we have meetings? ■ What is the cost of meetings a day? ■ What is the cost of meetings a year? ■ How much time does middle management spend in meetings? ■ How much time does upper management spend in meetings? ■ how to deal with angry people? ■ How to deal with submissive people? ■ How to deal with whining people? ■ How do you deal with yourself when angry? ■ How do you deal with yourself when submissive? ■ How do you deal with yourself when you are excessively whining? ■ when is it ineffective to have a meeting ■ What is the max time for training? ■ What is the max time for face to face? ■ What is the max time for a virtual meeting? ■ When should agenda be send? ■ Which meeting style is the most effective? ■ What meeting is the least effective? ● Professionalism ○ Important■ Know the definition ■ 7 step job hunt process ○ Question ■ Define professionalism? ■ What are some behaviors that influence others? ■ What is the average number of employers that one person will have in their life? ■ How many different careers will one person have? ■ What is the current retirement? ■ What are the 7 steps in the job hunt process? ■ What steps are often skipped or rushed in the job hunt process? ■ How many people send thank you? ■ Who do you send thanks you to? ● Resume ○ Important ■ People caught red handed ■ Resume components ○ Questions ■ What are things you should include on cover letters, resume and interview? ■ Why is embellishments on your resume bad? ● Know the people caught in lies ■ What are the key components to the resume? ■ How long do recruiters spend on their first reading of your resume? ■ How long do recruiters spend on their second reading of your resume? ■ What is the acceptable length of an inexperienced college resume? ■ What is the acceptable length of an experienced resume? ■ What color paper should resumes be printed on? ■ What is the acceptable page margin? ■ What type size for names and headings? ■ What type size for contact and text? ■ What is the paper weight used for resumes? ■ What should you focus on with work history? ■ What is a transferable trait? ■ What is listed under the honors section of the resume? ■ What section shows who you are when you are not at work? ■ What behaviors are not good to be listed in the personal interest section? ● Chapter 17 job interviews ○ Important ■ Know all that you can ■ Have questions prepared ○ Questions ■ What prep should you know?■ What nonverbals are noted before and interview? ■ What nonverbals are noted after the interview? ■ What nonverbals are noted before and after the interview? ■ Is being early or late better? ■ Who initiates things during an interview? ■ Where should your phone be left? ■ What position is the best to sit during an interview? ■ Should you critique anyone during your interview? ■ Should you bring up pay and incentives first? ■ When at a dinner interview should you take the food? ■ When at the dinner interview should you drink? ■ What type of food at the interview should you eat, messy, expensive etc? ● Readings ○ Pg 38 ■ Information ● Normal behavior telephone cell phone email polite concise and clear follow work rules have subject line professional pleasant and professional do not use unless emergency clear and concise pleasant state name and affiliation

have no grammar or spelling errors

don’t waste time

pleasant

follow work rule

don’t forward junk mail


■ What are the roles of leaders in meetings?




■ What are some electronic tools you can use in meetings?




■ What are strengths that you can bring to a team?



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● ■ Questions ● What is the definition of business etiquette? ● What is the benefit of improving etiquette? ○ Pg 408 ■ Information ● Do don’t

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○ Pg 412 ■ Information ● Interact with audience ● Have common sense ○ Pg 453 ■ Information ● Enables you to get facts ● Creates trust ● Creates reputation ● Reduces conflicts ● Motivates employees ■ Question ● By listening you are enabling yourself to what? ○ Pg 521 ■ Information ● Before ○ Be ready have a systems check ● During ○ Connect with others ○ Engage with others ● After ○ Ask for questions ○ Allow critic ■ Question ● What is the benefit of virtual meeting? ○ Pg 590 ■ Information ● Basic resume information ● No graphics ● No italics ● Bold is okay ● Use word ■ Questions ● How many pages if you have experience? ● How many pages if you have no experience? ○ Pg 636 ■ Information ● Ask for vation in the first month● Complaint about boss to coworker ● bad mouthing old jobs and boss ● Taking long lunch ● Costing money pushing business expenses ● Raunchy humor ● Spending time on social media sites ● Calling in sick in the first month ■ Questions ● What are 8 things that new employees shouldn't do if they start a new job? ○ Workplace attitudes and preferences ■ Questions ● What are the attitudes and preferences of millennials? ● Handouts ○ Professionalism ■ Information ● Specialized knowledge ● Competency ● Honesty and integrity ● Accountability ● Self regulation ● Respect ● Image ■ Question ● What is the definition of professionalism? ● What are the 7 parts of professionalism? ○ 5 ways poor manners can sink job search ■ information ● Only be nice to important people ● Never say thank you ● Not being on time ● Digital faux pas ● Ignore social cues ■ Questions ● What are the 5 ways to end a job search? ○ 50 mistakes to not make at job interview ■ Be on time ■ Smelling bad ■ Bad talking anyone ■ Lying ■ Not looking professional ● Sunglasses ● Bluetooth● Wardrobe ■ Forgetting people name ■ Lack of knowledge ● Self ● Company ■ Lack of enthusiasm ■ Benefits ● Asking to early ● Asking for certain salary ■ Too many or too few questions ■ Not listening ■ Talking to much ■ Poor manners ■ Bringing others to work ■ Not being humble ■ To weak or firm a handshake ■ Lack of eye contact ■ Being to familure ■ Checking time ■ Oversharing ○ Smart career moves to make before 30 ■ Information ● Network ● Job hunt ● Have great interview skills ● Have manners ● Sell things ● Improv ● Know the basics ■ Questions ● What are the things you can do? ○ Why meetings fail ■ Information ● Too many people ● Agenda not given out before hand ● Wrong method ● Doesn’t follow time limit or agenda ● Ran over time ● No real issue covered in meeting ● No honesty ○ Effective teams ■ Information ● Have goals and due dates● Good leader ● Respect ● Stay on task ● Teach and learn from one another ● Uses agenda ● Good at resolving conflict ● Avoid group think ○ Internships ■ Question ● Why don’t more people do internships? ● What are the benefits to an internship? ● What percentage get a job if they have an internship? ● How much more do they get paid (percentage)? ○ 10 job hunt mistakes ■ Questions ● What are the mistakes that are made? ○ How to turn an internship into a full time job? ■ Information ● Know how to change an internship to a job ● Look the part ● Act the part ● Ask for the part ■ Question ● What should you do to turn internships into job? ○ Millennial myth ■ Questions ● What percentage lives in an urban area? ● What percentage don’t want urban areas? ● What percentage live in poverty? ● How do offices deal with millennials? ● What is a negative savings rate? How much are they spending? ●
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