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Presentation skills resources - Biz-E-training. This is a selection of online resources to help learners improve their presentation skills and language.

Presentation skills resources - Biz-E-training

If you have any suggestions for resources we can use to help learners with other aspects of presenting, please leave a comment. What you need to know about people This short video asks us to consider these five points that will have a direct impact on how your audience will react to your presentation and how effectively you communicate with them: People learn better in short “chunks”Multiple sensory channels competeWhat you say is only part of your messageIf you want action, call the audience to actionPeople feel what you feel TED talks that teach public speaking This infographic introduces 8 videos of TED talks that will help you consider key areas in speaking in public: To see the full version of the infographic click the following link and then click on the image that appears: 8 TED Talks. Job Interview; Questions to ask. The questions you ask your interviewer can make or break your chances.

Job Interview; Questions to ask

AIGA RALEIGH/flickr It's important to remember that every interview is a two-way street. You should be assessing the employer just as much as they're assessing you because you both need to walk away convinced that the job would be a great fit. So when the tables are turned and the interviewer asks, "Do you have any questions for me? " take advantage of this opportunity. "The very process of asking questions completely changes the dynamic of the interview and the hiring manager's perception of you," says Teri Hockett, a former CEO and career strategist.

Amy Hoover, president of TalentZoo, says there's another reason you should always prepare questions. But, Hoover says, don't just ask questions for the sake of it. "Your questions can, in fact, make or break an interview," she explains. Luckily, there are plenty of smart ones to pick from. 1. If they say, "No, actually you answered all of my questions very well! " 2. 3. Professionals Podcasts.

Podcasts to boost your business knowledge. Learn something on the way to work.Chris Hondros/Getty Images If you're someone who wants to stay up to date with business news and learn about the finer points of finance and entrepreneurialism, then one of the best ways to pass your commute or workout is with a business podcast.

Podcasts to boost your business knowledge

We've picked our favorites, and we're sure you'll find at least one you'll want to keep coming back to. 'Planet Money' will simplify some of the most complex and important economic issues in the world today. NPR's "Planet Money" is the most popular business podcast for a simple reason: It's as enjoyable and informative for someone in finance as it is for someone who never studied economics. Twice a week, the team brings you an entertaining and well-researched report on timely topics relevant to your life, from what's happening with the Brexit to why it takes so long to scan that chip in your credit card. Employment, skills and education. Stuff Business People Say. Store. Presentation tips. Tips for developing a good presentation.

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The Condensed Guide to Running Meetings. We love to hate meetings.

The Condensed Guide to Running Meetings

And with good reason — they clog up our days, making it hard to get work done in the gaps, and so many feel like a waste of time. There’s plenty of advice out there on how to stop spending so much time in meetings or make better use of the time, but does it hold up in reality? Can you really make meetings more effective and regain control of your calendar? Paul Axtell, who has worked for 35 years as a personal effectiveness consultant and wrote Meetings Matter: 8 Powerful Strategies for Remarkable Conversations, says that this is a major pain point for almost every manager he works with.

“People are absolutely resigned. 1. Of course, there is no magic number. The challenge with large meetings isn’t just that everyone won’t have a chance to talk, but many of them won’t feel the need to. This isn’t to say that your 20-person meeting is doomed for failure. 2. Both experts agree this is a good idea, for two reasons. 3. 4. 5. 6.