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Grammatically incorrect writing can stymie communications, sabotage reputations, and sink careers. Grammatically correct writing is a mandatory skill for employment, promotion, and success. Two-thirds of employees in large U.S. companies are required to write on the job. Fully 51% of corporate decision-makers and 86% of HR professionals consider writing skills when hiring. Whether you are a recent college graduate or an experienced employee, you simply cannot afford to produce sloppy, grammatically incorrect documents.
Writing is difficult. No matter how much time you’ve spent in school, it’s easy to find yourself tripping over grammar, punctuation, word choice, and spelling. Your ability to write grammatically correct letters, reports, e-mails, blogs, and other documents will help cement your reputation as an effective and conscientious communicator.
Minimize mistakes and maximize communication with this Grammar Rules CareerShorts™. You will learn how to:
• Gain command of the real rules of grammar.
• Eliminate mistakes that confuse readers, undermine credibility, and derail careers.
• Master proven principles of style and clarity.
• Adopt the ABCs of effective writing.
• Overcome fears, apprehensions, and insecurities about writing.
• Proofread painlessly and edit effectively.
• Produce business documents that really work.
• Position yourself as a detail-oriented communicator.
Coach: Nancy Flynn, Founder of The Business Writing Institute™ and The ePolicy Institute™, Bestselling Author. Nancy Flynn is an in-demand business writer and coach, as well as an internationally recognized expert on workplace e-mail and Internet communications and policy. The author of ten books published in six languages, Nancy’s titles include The $100,000 Writer, Writing Effective E-Mail, The e-Policy Handbook, E-Mail Rules, Blog Rules, Instant Messaging Rules, E-Mail Management, and Networking for Success. Nancy’s writing and training clients include Fortune 500 companies, global IT leaders, Hollywood celebrities, government agencies, law firms, and household-name companies worldwide. Recognized for her expertise in business and electronic communications, Nancy is a popular media source who has been interviewed by Time, Newsweek, Fortune, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, NPR, CNN, CBS, and the BBC, among others. As an adjunct faculty member at Ohio State University, Nancy has taught business and technical writing to students through the Ph.D. level.
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