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Kirk D. Snyder

  • Department Chair, Business Communication
  • Professor of Clinical Business Communication

Kirk Snyder is nationally recognized as an expert on the contemporary workplace. His most recent book, Finding Work You Love: 3 Steps to Getting the Perfect Job After College (Penguin Random House, 2020), is written specifically for college students navigating a brand new world of work. He is also the author of two critically acclaimed books, The G Quotient and Lavender Road to Success. His work has been featured in publications that include the New York Times, Harvard Business Review, TIME Magazine, Fortune, strategy + business, and Wall Street Journal . He is the recipient of two USC Marshall Golden Apple Awards as well as a USC Mellon Mentoring Award.

Kirk D. Snyder

Areas of Expertise

Business Communication
Career Development
Generational Communication
Intrinsic Motivation
Leadership Communications
New College Graduates
Professional Network Development


Business Communication

Course List

WRIT 340 - Advanced Writing
GSBA 542 - Communication for Management
BUAD 302 - Communication Strategy in Business
BUCO 552 - Defining and Communicating Your Professional Value
GSBA 541 - Foundations of Your Professional Value
GSBA 535 - Opportunity Recognition and Implementation


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