GOKE ILESANMI

Business Language and Communication

More on using profile and CV to communicate your organisational and personal competence (2)

By Goke Ilesanmi Last week, we said the Personal interests/Hobbies segment has advantages and disadvantages. We explained that it can indicate a skill or area of knowledge which is related to the goal, such as “playing football”, for somebody looking for a job as a Physical Education teacher, etc. We added however that the segment …

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More on corporate profile and CV to communicate your organisational and personal competence

By Goke Ilesanmi Last week, we said the evidence section is the second part of an effective CV. We explained that by evidence, we refer to all the mandatory and optional information you must include on your CV, e.g. chronological work history with dates, education, affiliations, list of software mastered, etc. We stressed that it …

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Using a corporate profile and CV to communicate your organisational and personal competence(3)

By Goke Ilesanmi Last week, we said you need to write down everything you have ever done that demonstrates that you fit perfectly with what is wanted and needed by the prospective employer. We stressed that the whole idea is to organise your thinking such that you will be able to see some new connections …

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Using a corporate profile and CV to communicate your organisational and personal competence(2)

By Goke Ilesanmi Last week, we said to stay ahead of competition as an organisation, entrepreneur, job-seeker or student in this digital age that the scope of competition has become wide, you need to identify and persuasively communicate your outstanding organisational or personal competence, using your corporate or personal profiles and curriculum vitae.  We added …

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Using a corporate profile and CV to communicate your organisational and personal competence

By Goke Ilesanmi To stay ahead of competition as an organisation, entrepreneur, job-seeker or student in this digital age that the scope of competition has become wide, you need to identify and persuasively communicate your outstanding organisational or personal competence, also called “Unique Selling Point”. Company profiles, personal profiles and curriculum vitae (CV) are some …

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Enhancing your career and business with effective body language

By Goke Ilesanmi Failure to send the right messages will often result in loss of business, low morale in the workplace or soured friendships. If you are in customer service section, for instance, you need to think about the message you are giving customers. Do you really try to do everything possible or is your …

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Reported speech and communication impacts of mastery (2)

By Goke Ilesanmi                                      Last week, we said reported speech is the opposite of direct speech. We stressed that reported speech does not necessarily mean past-tense version of direct speech, as it is possible to have present- as well as past-tense reported speech.     We expatiated that what determines the tense of the reported speech is …

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Reported speech and communication impacts of mastery

By Goke Ilesanmi                                      Reported speech is the opposite of direct speech. Direct speech refers to the original utterance of the first speaker and it is marked off by inverted commas in a written discourse. It may be present or past in tense, depending on what the speaker is talking about. For example, if the speaker …

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More on the need for public speaking and presentation skills

By Goke Ilesanmi                                  Last week, we said there are essentials of good writing that must be applied in speech-writing. We explained that some of these are conciseness, completeness, correctness, clarity and consideration. We added that courtesy, positive language, concreteness and sincerity are also parts of these fundamentals. We said conciseness is about being brief and …

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Why you need public speaking and presentation skills (4)

By Goke Ilesanmi Last week, we said as a politician, for instance, you need to master the art of effective public speaking and persuasive communication to succeed because you must be able to convince the electorate and even win opposition over during electoral campaigns so that they can vote for you. We added that research …

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