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Effective Communication: Verbal Communication In The Workplace

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Communication is a vital skill in all facets of life and all occupations. Before a person begins work, they first interview with the employer, where their communication skills are made apparent. These skills are vital to daily success in the workplace, whether they are used in direct communication or indirectly through the written word. It is crucial that the true meaning of what one person is trying to communicate to another is made perfectly clear the first time to ensure efficiency and success throughout all paths of life. There are also several situations for communication a person may experience. Communication situations can happen at any point in a person’s life, and it is imperative that a person is prepared for these situations when …show more content…

In this essay, the author

  • Explains that communication skills are vital to daily success in the workplace, whether they are used in direct communication or indirectly through the written word. communication situations can happen at any point in a person's life.
  • Explains that the first type of communication is verbal communication, and that they are better at written forms.
  • Explains that they are accustomed to observing facial expressions, body language, and tone of voice of people throughout various emotions. they rate themselves as good for nonverbal communication because they pay attention to details.
  • Explains that their goal for intercultural communication is to reach out to one student on campus of a different ethnicity.
  • Opines that they are good at interpersonal communication because of the familiarity they have with friends and family, which allows for easier communication.
  • Explains that it is easier for them to express their thoughts in a small group setting.
  • Describes how they worked at a grocery store in their hometown and felt comfortable with their coworkers.
  • Opines that social media is a viable means of communication, but they tend to underutilize them.
  • Explains that mass media affects the daily life of the vast majority of people, whether that effect is through newspapers, radio, television, or other means.
  • Explains that communication skills are a major factor for employers throughout the hiring process.

Since I am generally more soft spoken, I have become accustomed to observing the facial expressions, body language, and tone of voice of people throughout various emotions. Usually I am better with these observations with people I have known for a little while, but I can pick up on nonverbal cues from others about how they are feeling generally well. I would rate myself as good for nonverbal communication because I usually do pay attention to details. This skill can be improved by setting a goal of carefully examining the nonverbal cues of a person during communication without distractions from other people or my …show more content…

I use these means to find out what current events are occurring throughout the world, and the opinions of others on those issues. I do not let these opinions control my thinking in the sense that the opinions become mine as well, but I do consider the opinions of those I hear and generate my own judgments. The same remains true for all forms of mass media. I am aware that it has an effect on me, whether this effect is through music, movies, television, or other forms. For instance, the genre of music that a person listens to can greatly influence their mood. I would rate myself as fair at this category because I have not examined current events as often as I should, which demonstrates that I do not employ this method of communication as often as I should. For greater mass media participation, I can set the goal of looking at a news source once a day to be aware of the current events throughout the

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