Take My Word For It Today's professional needs to understand how to break through to their audience and make every moment count! WHRV's 'Take My Word For It' from local author and communications expert, Danny Rubin, aims to give professionals practical career advice to help write, speak, and lead with confidence...and he'll provide these tips in sixty seconds! Whether you desire to write a more effective resume, chair a more productive meeting or craft an email that is more likely to be read, 'Take My Word For It' can help!
Take My Word For It

Take My Word For It

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Today's professional needs to understand how to break through to their audience and make every moment count! WHRV's 'Take My Word For It' from local author and communications expert, Danny Rubin, aims to give professionals practical career advice to help write, speak, and lead with confidence...and he'll provide these tips in sixty seconds! Whether you desire to write a more effective resume, chair a more productive meeting or craft an email that is more likely to be read, 'Take My Word For It' can help!

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Avoid the Word Thing

"Hey, can you hand me that thing?" "Did you receive the thing I sent you?" "Do we have our things ready for the meeting?" The word "thing" can mean, well, anything. That's why, as a general rule, let's the word "thing" from our writing and speaking. Instead, replace the "thing" with the actual noun in question...

You can always send your photos to the media

Let's say your company had a big grand opening for a new office location. Sadly, no members of the media attended to spread the news. That's OK. Just be sure you do this next...

You can always send your photos to the media

Tell reporters they did a good job – build the relationship

If you read a moving article in the newspaper or watch a compelling story on local news, do the unexpected. Tell the reporter and earn this key contact in the media...

Tell reporters they did a good job – build the relationship

Elevator pitch – what and why

The best elevator pitch – in other words, a quick summary about what you or your company is all about – has two main parts: What and Why...

When to pick up the phone instead of email

Ever been in a back-and-forth email chain with someone and the conversation takes too long to resolve? When is a good time to "pick up the phone" instead of emails and texts?

When to pick up the phone instead of email

Feedback from a Recruiter

Let's say you went through a recruiter to apply for a job. In the end, the recruiter emails and tells you the company went with someone else. What's your next move?

Informational interview email outreach

Are you in the job market and need to set up informational interviews? Before you fire off requests via email, you must do something first...

Name-drops in email subject lines

Do you need to email someone you don't know to seek a career opportunity? Here's a great tip...

How long to wait before a follow-up email

As we send emails to open doors in our careers, how long should we wait to follow up with people who don't respond to our first message?

How long to wait before a follow-up email

Don't capitalize college majors and minors

Did you know you don't capitalize your college major or minor? While a degree in, for instance...

Don't capitalize college majors and minors

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