Here are some links to get you started on research. These are news articles, reports and other websites that will help inspire you to choose a topic for the final presentation.

Business and Professional Communication Topics and Links

Interview Communication

Help wanted, apply to the AI: Why your next job interview could be with a machine

These job interview questions could land an employer in court

Emails do’s and don’ts

Job interview mistakes

The One Question You Should Ask Every Job

5 Job Interview Tips to Steal from Presidential Candidates

3 Tips to Help You Ace Your Next Job Interview

Workplace Communication

Tips for how to handle a toxic workplace

The guide to better work relationships

Workplace Conflicts? 4 Ways to Improve Communication

Why women need to stick together

How to Transcend Workplace Communication in the Emoji Era


The 10-Minute Guide to Personal Branding

In 1 Simple Sentence, Warren Buffet Explains the Power of Personal Branding

Including a “branding statement” on your resume

How to brand yourself online

Leaving a Stable Job to Create Your Dream Career

Making the workplace better

It’s time to give managers basic training in mental health

23 Ways to Create a Better Work Environment

How to Turn Your Hellhole of a Company Into a Great Place to Work

Learning from Trader Joes

How Scandinavian countries compare to USA

Technology at work

Essential education: future jobs must be taught with tech

Cybersecurity’s insidious new threat: workforce stress

Obama calls for computer Education

How internet access can help improve inequality

How The Growth Of Mixed Reality Will Change Communication, Collaboration And The Future Of The Workplace

Telecommunicating Can Make the Office a Lonely Place

Dressing for Success

What Is Business Casual?

Professional Looks for Women on Pinterest

This is the perfect business casual outfit for summer

Poised, Polished, Professional and Plus Size: Plus Size Wear to Work Tips

Business Casual Can Be Complex, Especially for Women. Relaxed standards requires employees to use careful judgment

10 reasons why thrift stores are awesome

The Top 10 Places To Buy Stylish, Yet Affordable, Work Clothes

Multilingualism at Work

The Bilingual Advantage

New Report on Economic Advantages of Multilingualism

6 Multilingual Benefits That You Only Get If You Speak Another Language

The 6 Best Things About Being Bilingual. You’ll have a leg up in the job market, for one.

Is Bilingualism Really an Advantage?

Millennials (the generation born in 1980s to late 90s)

One chart shows how millennials got screwed

Why millennials want to quit their jobs

Millennials and Communication

The Millennials: A new generation of employees, a new set of engagement policies

Mindful Communication

What Is Mindfulness?

How a Mindfulness Practice Can Calm Your Mind and Also Refresh Your Managerial Approach

Mindful Communication my #1 Goal

Four ways mindfulness will improve conversations

Mindfulness At Work: 5 Tricks For A Healthier, Less Stressful Work Day

Family and Medical Leave

Paid Family and Medical Leave: An Overview

The Wrong Way to Do Paid Family Leave (opinion)

It’s good to be a working parent in Europe

New York Just Passed America’s Best Paid Family Leave Law


50 years of rising income inequality has created a ‘new gilded age’ in the US, and in 5 states it’s now worse than ever

How Rising Inequality Has Widened the Justice Gap

An Economy For the 1%: How privilege and power in the economy drive extreme inequality and how this can be stopped

9 US states with the highest income inequality

Neoliberal policies have led to inequality: IMF


U.S. economy seen strong in 2018, to slow in 2019: CBO

The Outlook for Workers in 2018

10 best job websites

Best and worst cities to find a job

US Economic Outlook for 2018 and Beyond: Experts Forecast Steady Growth


Wave of #MeToo workplace complaints strains human rights agencies

Closing The Wage Gap On Black Women’s Equal Pay Day Is A Win For Us All

Gender Inequality and Women in the US Labor Force–en/index.htm

Working while brown: What discrimination looks like now

Subtle Discrimination in a Male-Dominated Workplace

The Crisis of Minority Unemployment

The Biggest Stories About Gender Inequality at Work

21 Racial Microaggressions You Hear On A Daily Basis

New York City (Housing, job situation, etc.)

NYC’s housing crisis threatens the city’s future: report Affordable Housing Page

What Airbnb Did to New York City

Gentrification in Brooklyn

Five books to better understand gentrification

NYC no longer runs credit checks on applicants


Communication and Web Design

Can Mark Zuckerberg Fix Facebook Before It Breaks Democracy?

How to Communicate with Developers

Effective Communication Tips for Web Designers

Clear And Effective Communication In Web Design

HOW TO: Communicate Needs & Expectations to Web Designers

Communication and Construction (Health and Safety)

Effective Communication = Better Construction Management

10 Ways To Improve Communication in Construction – Infographics

Building Safety Fines Quadrupled in NYC

Comptroller says deadly NYC crane collapse could have been prevented; investigation underway

US Building Boom Fuels Spike in Construction Worker Injury and Death

Communication in Engineering

Why Engineers Need Great Communication Skills

Why effective communication is important for 21st century engineers

10 Ways to Better Communicate with Engineers

5 Civil Engineering Failures and What They Taught Us

Five Biggest Engineering Disasters

Communication and Technical/Professional Writing


Sentence Structure of Technical Writing

Clear Communication, National Institute of Health

Seven tips for talking with nontechnical people

10 Ways to Improve Your Professional Writing

Communication in Health Care

CDC Gateway to Health Communication & Social Marketing Practice

Impact of Communication in Healthcare

Better communication between health care professionals

Healthcare Terms and Communication should matter to patients

Communication costs in dentistry

Foreign Language Translation Toolkit

Refugees In America’s Healthcare System: How Refugee Families Get The Care They Need To Build New Lives

Millions of Americans Are Getting Lost in Translation During Hospital Visits

Communication in Hospitality Industries

5 Ways to Improve Hotel Internal Communications

4 tech trends that are changing the way guests and hotels communicate

Six marketing communication tips for hotels

How to Communicate Effectively in Your Restaurant: 7 Suggestions

Communication is the basis of a food safety management system

The importance of communication in food recalls

Communication Skills for Chefs: How Can You Communicate Effectively in the Kitchen?