An interview is not a torture chamber where you have to encounter what you are afraid of. It is rather a stage where you perform with the best of your 'skills and expertise'.
Communication Skills are made of Four Skills: Listening-Speaking-Reading-Writing. These four are divided into two: Receptive (Listening and Reading) and Expressive (Speaking and Writing). It is said that the one who is skilled in all these skills is the learner who has a good 'VOCABULARY'.
Electronic Mail does not need any introduction to highlight the importance it has in our communication culture. From the Internet to the Web, from simple computers to advanced notebooks, from basic phones to modern-day smartphones- e-mail has travelled a lot.
It is the divine decision that nature has made to give the faculty of speaking to us. What we speak and what we intend is altogether our prerogative.
'To tell a story and to be in a story are two different things and a writer must be aware of this'. I heard it from a writer and since then, I believe that understanding of the text at hand depends on how much involvement we create with the writer and the thought.
Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary says: Memo is an official note from a person to another in the same organisation. It is a REMINDER to the office or the authority to do what they are supposed to do. As both the parties are accountable to each other and are well known, being part of the same working mechanism, very few formal elements remain with the information conveyed.
Communication aims at forming relationships. These are earned both at the social level and at the workplace as well. However, we tend to celebrate the social
Communication is what it does! All living beings are empowered with special faculty to communicate. They use a language that is not denoted in the dictionary. We know this medium as Non-Verbal Communication. Communication through body language, gestures, face, eyes, time, objects or appearance, touch, and space etc.
Organised workplaces keep their communication organised. It is the adherence to the protocol and code of conduct that makes an organisation successful on the communication part. When we start knowing the various tools of business or office communication, we find that there are two major categories of Official Communication:
"You never get a second chance to make your first impression." Of course we do not get another chance 'unless the recipient of our communication allows' us to do so.
The fundamental feature of life on earth is the assimilation of learning by means of Listening-Speaking-Reading-Writing. Reading and Writing stand for the existence of Language. We are here discussing READING and various techniques to master this academic skill.
The need to foster employability and management skills has emerged and the educational world has taken a considerate note of it. Industry wants 'Freshers with Perfection', which somehow seems difficult. Hence, being, students, need to maximize their learning and gain as much exposure as possible.
A joke’s a very serious thing. Charles Churchill (British Poet; 1731-1764) The Intellect maybe, or the speaking skills or you want to stand up for writing skills or you might be eager to claim it is the capacity of listening. I acknowledge all these as significant and integral to communicative intentions but I do not take them as the indispensable features of modern communication.
Understanding what is being said is an important aspect of Listening Skills. One who can Comprehend the meaning and message of what is being heard can return the communication with more accuracy. In the 21st century skills, listening leads the race as this has become a rare thing to see in people.
Communication aims at 'transmission of information' from the source to the target. Conveying maximum information by using minimum words. If the 'conciseness, preciseness and clarity' rules are followed, you can convince the reader. It is not said without reason that 'simplicity' attracts the viewer.
Writing information in your own words is a highly acceptable way to include the ideas of other people in your writing. There are two ways you can do this: paraphrasing and summarising. It is very important, however, to paraphrase and summarise correctly because there is a fine balance between acceptable and unacceptable paraphrasing and summarising (plagiarism).
I went to watch a movie; I read a novel; I watched a play; I listened to a speech; I read a letter; I observed a labourer... I remembered them all! I was asked about the Movie-Novel-Play-Speech-Letter-Labourer and I was able to respond to them, about all of them!
Life starts with a conversation. When we interact with people around us, we actually create a world for ourselves. Face-to-face talk is the best way to interact and communicate our thoughts with the right perspective. However, perfect communication is not always possible in this age of transportation.