For example, for your conversations online, the lazy, casual style you use on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc. is unacceptable in any professional platform whereby your information is stored, such as on LinkedIn. Also remember that this is the information age. You will be 'googled' and your LinkedIn profiles will be scrutinised. So don't take any chances by coming across as infantile and unreliable. Moreover, your social media lingo could easily induce the scorn of prospective employers.
Here's why you're not getting hired afte college graduation! https://t.co/5qUfd4RBee #contentmarketing pic.twitter.com/A3sqzkDIAz— Gerry Moran (@GerryMoran) May 15, 2016
Great communication skills increase the perception of your worth.
Therefore, hone your communication skills and your chances at being chosen by reputable employers or being considered for advancement in your jobs, will increase significantly.
Read more good content to be able to improve your writing, speak up more in meetings, even if doubt yourselves, and learn how to discern nonverbal cues.
You are a tech-savvy generation so you know there are numerous resources online to help you in all three types of communication: from writing resources such as Hemingway and Grammarly apps; to TED speeches for public speaking and nonverbal communication.
Simply become more proactive and persevere in the quest to become more effective communicators. Your efforts will pay off when you move swiftly along the path to rewarding careers.
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