SIUC Dept. of Communication Studies RSOs
Whether you are speaking to your class, giving a toast at a wedding, or presenting an idea to co-workers, you will have to encounter public speaking at some point in your life. I am Mitch Brown, the Director of the Speakers Center here at SIUC, a second year M.A. Student in Communication Studies, and a CMST 101 Intro to Oral Communication G.T.A. (Graduate Teaching Assistant). With my experience, I am here to teach you how to successfully overcome your fear of public speaking.
In this digital age, if you wish to have an online presence with your business or a personal portfolio you are going to need to have a website. You can use social media so people can find you, but if you wish to fully customize the user experience you will have to create your own. Luckily, there are many websites builder tools you can use that make the process simple.
Advertising can help your business in a many different ways. One of the best ways to get free marketing is by using a social media platform for your business. You will not need to pay for ads and, if you follow trends, posting regularly can positively affect your customers. Twitter sits at number four on the most visited websites online.
by Alyssa Metelak, Communication Studies
The use of virtual teams to conduct business has skyrocketed in the past year. In many instances employers have switched to online thinking, so for young professionals joining the workforce, this post highlights the pros and cons to virtual networking in the communication field, and how to get better at it.
Students are constantly asking us how to write a high-quality, impactful resume. Therefore, we're providing a how-to series that offers a step-by-step, top-to-bottom approach to writing a resume. As you read each post, complete a review and improvement of your document following our advice. At the end of the series, we'll reveal our improved resumes to you.
Your header is the title of your resume, and the first piece of information a recruiter will see. It provides a quick reference to your contact information and it is the first impression. Therefore, it is important to keep it neat and informative.
We are two students setting out on a journey to polish up our resumes. Here are two samples of what our original headers looked like when we started this project.