I texted my husband from my bedroom… while he was in the other room!
There. I said it. I texted my husband who was one room away from me, rather than getting up, walking 30 feet and engaging in a conversation with the man whom I’ve been smitten with for almost 10 years. AND… I’ve done it on more than one occasion. Curious to see if I was completely alone on this, I shared my dirty secret with two of my co-workers, thinking I would be completely ostracized. However, I found out I was NOT alone!
One of them actually admitted texting her spouse from the back seat of a car, while he was in the front-- all because she was too tired to talk!
So, prior to my confession, I told you that texting would interfere with your ability to land your dream job. How?
Communicating effectively is important as you go through your career search. In fact, communication—written or verbal—may be for an employer the deciding factor between you and another candidate. Here are a few important basic communication tips for you to consider while going through your career search: