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Carolyn Meyer

Communicating for Results: A Canadian Student's Guide
ISBN 13: 9780195428520

About the Book

This text and style guide is designed to offer practical and adaptable strategies for achieving success in all forms of written and oral communication for the workplace.

Communicating for Results takes a hands-on, skills-based approach to document planning and presents common sense solutions that enable students to keep pace with the communication challenges of today's multi-tasking work environments. Through extensive models, organizational plans, workshops, discussion forums, quick-reference guides, and comprehensive checklists, this text equips students with the rhetorical techniques, persuasive strategies, and grammatical skills to become more competent and fluent communicators.

  • Aims to simplify writing procedures, banish writer's block, ease fears about public speaking, and make well-planned documents achievable in the most demanding and fast-paced workplace environments
  • Offers practical and adaptable strategies for achieving success in all forms of written and oral communication for the workplace
  • Takes a hands-on, skills-based approach to document planning and presents common sense solutions that enable students to keep pace with the communication challenges of today's multi-tasking work environments
  • Offers classroom-tested instruction on how to write with professionalism in a plain language style and how to control content in a way that will expedite business and enhance client retention
  • Innovative features include guides to voice-mail, Internet-assisted job search, electronic resumes, job interviews and meeting planning, easy to follow instructions on creating PowerPoint presentations, coverage of e-mail composition, and etiquette highlighting hassle-free techniques for writing on-screen with speed, accuracy, clarity, and conciseness
  • The unique methods and approaches developed by the author was applied in an award-winning course at the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies and in similar courses at George Brown College

     


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