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Unformatted text preview: According to our textbook, Communication in Our Lives by Julia T. Wood, interpersonal communication is the communication between people. In a sense, everything except intrapersonal communication is interpersonal. With the rise of countless technological advances, it has created interpersonal communication voids. The majority of Americans own a cell phone and have at least one computer in their household. It is much easier to come by people with technical skills that were so valued twenty years ago and companies are increasingly searching for employees with good communication skills and a positive attitude. The article In a Technical World, soft skills set you apart; People person wanted , from the May 2007 edition from the National Post, discusses how interpersonal skills, or “soft skills” are becoming more important than ever in securing your desired job. The article states that survey, polling 300 administrative professionals and 400 human resource managers, found that sixty-seven percent of them...
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course COM 100 taught by Professor Huy during the Spring '08 term at Rhode Island.
- Spring '08