- December 10, 2013
When you’re drafting an email, memo or other written communication at the office, there are key elements to consider as you work to clearly and accurately communicate your message. Communications specialist, writer and editor Corinne LaBossiere offers four tips for successful business writing.
It's easy to dash off quick email messages and push "Send" before you've made sure that deadlines, action items and next steps are absolutely clear. Follow these strategies from Deborah Dumaine, author of Write to the Top.
If you work in an office environment, writing is probably a big part of your day and reflects on your professionalism. Anita Bruzzese offers some tips to improve your style and prevent embarrassing communications errors.
- September 25, 2013
Many misused words and phrases have become so common they're now included in some dictionaries, but they once had correct usages. Here's a list of phrases you might be saying wrong.
- September 12, 2013
Often in the world of work, you will be called on to write a short, professional biography to post online or in print. It’s easy to fall into the trap of maximizing every accomplishment and qualification in an attempt to make yourself look as good as possible. But if that’s the route you take, you’re sure to fail, writes Jonathan Rick.
- September 10, 2013
A study by Cynthia Rudin and Been Kim at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology offers insight into the power behind words and how they can be used in the workplace to produce favorable outcomes.
- September 2, 2013
Avoid social networking trouble on the job by using these tips from employment experts.
In an Accountemps survey a few years back, senior executives pegged these as the most annoying or overused phrases or buzzwords in the workplace. How many of them are still pestering you?
It’s easy for mistakes to slip into your business writing when you use fancy-sounding phrases without really knowing what you’re saying. Here's a list of 10 tricky words to use with care in your business writing.
If your employer entrusts you with one of its social media accounts, you want to be sure not to make a major mistake. Amanda Clark has some advice to help you avoid faux pas.