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Essentials of Business Communication by Mary Ellen Guffey; Dana Loewy
Publication Date: 2018-01-24
Ensure you are job-ready with the number one choice -- Guffey/Lowey's ESSENTIALS OF BUSINESS COMMUNICATION, 11E. In a time when writing and communication skills rank high on recruiters� wish lists, this proven text helps you develop job-readiness for the 21st century. ESSENTIALS highlights best practices and strategies backed by leading-edge research to strengthen your professionalism, expert writing techniques, workplace digital savvy and resume-building skills. Learn how writing is central to business success, regardless of the communication channel. ESSENTIALS discusses best practices for social media and mobile technology while refining your communication skills. Work with grammar exercises, documents for editing, and other practice tools in this four-in-one package with an authoritative text, practical workbook, grammar handbook and author-generated digital resources in MindTap.
The Only Business Writing Book You'll Ever Need by Laura Brown; Rich Karlgaard (Foreword by)
Publication Date: 2019-01-29
A must-have guide for writing at work, withpractical applications for getting your pointacross quickly, coherently, and efficiently. A winning combination of how-to guide and reference work, The Only Business Writing Book You'll Ever Need addresses a wide-ranging spectrum of business communication with its straightforward seven-step method. These easy-to-follow steps save you time from start to finish, and helpful checklists will boost your confidence as they keep you on track. You'll learn to promote yourself and your ideas clearly and concisely--whether putting together a persuasive project proposal or dealing with daily email. Laura Brown's supportive, no-nonsense approach to business writing is thoughtfully adapted to the increasingly digital corporate landscape. She provides practical tips and comprehensive examples for all the most popular forms of communication, including slide presentations, résumés, cover letters, web copy, and a thorough guide to the art of crafting e-mails and instant messages. Insightful sidebars from experts in various fields demystify the skills of self-editing, creating content, and overcoming writer's block, and Brown's reference-ready resources on style, punctuation, and grammar will keep your writing error-free. Nuanced, personable, and of-the-moment, The Only Business Writing Book You'll Ever Need offers essential tools for success in the rapidly changing world of business communication.
These resources are available through the Ludden Library.
Also Writing Tutors are available to assist in writing.
This handout explains principles in business writing that apply to many different situations, from applying for a job to communicating professionally within business relationships. While the examples that are discussed specifically are the application letter and cover letter, this handout also highlights strategies for effective business writing in general.
Thanks to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - The Writing Center