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Professional Communication Skills

How would your behavior be different when you are interviewing for a job versus having a conversation with a friend whether via phone, email or in person?

Give one example of inappropriate professional communication.

Why are having appropriate professional communication skills so important?

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How would your behavior be different when you are interviewing for a job versus having a conversation with a friend whether via phone, email or in person?

While interviewing for a job I would be much more thoughtful and formal, regardless of the mode of conversation. I would make sure I listened carefully to the other person, consider my response, and craft it in a manner to ensure that I was using the opportunity to point out various skills and talents that I could offer the organization. With a friend the interchange is decidedly more informal and less calculated. Using ...

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This solution discusses how behavior differs between interviewing for a job and conversing with a friend. It gives an example of inappropriate professional communication, and explains why professional communication skills are so important.

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