August 28, 2015

The foundation of all languages is vocabularly, that is, the repository of words that constitutes the language.  While the words alone have meaning, when combined with other words, complex meanings can be communicated.  So it should follow that for someone to communica...

August 26, 2015

We'll cut to the chase.  If you want to be marketable in your career, you'll need to develop technology acumen.  What does that mean?  What it doesn't mean is that you have to know how to manage a mainframe the size of France; what it does mean is that you should be co...

August 20, 2015

The above meme perfectly captures what's important for us here at Communication Xcellence.  Although we are confident in the high-quality services offered, we actually place more value on the mechanism through which those same services are delivered:  customer service....

August 18, 2015

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So you have got a stellar resume and cover letter, one that whet the appetite of the recruiter so much that she chooses to call you in for an in-person interview.  Now the rubber meets the road, because this is the event that can make the difference between a job...

August 13, 2015

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 Mistakes come in all shapes and sizes:  from miswriting your name when you are completing an application to hiding assets when you're filing a bankruptcy.  Making a mistake is a sign that you're human and that you're in the opportune position to learn a lesson that...

August 12, 2015

If you do any type of scholastic writing, you'll know that the thesis statement is your BFF.  Here's our modified take on the "No justice, no peace" chant during civil upheaval:

 

If you haven't heard of this term and are in school, you should be concerned.  But if you'v...

August 5, 2015

Ah, cover letters.  Those elusive, misunderstood documents.  Some people say you need them; others say they're drivel.  Which one is it?

 

Putting aside the "drivel" comment, it depends on the industry to which you're applying.  Before talking about that, let's...