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How to (Finally!) Get a Response to Your Professional Email

Posted by Bridget Beirne

May 13, 2016

Remember letters? Actual handwritten letters? Whether personal or business related, you'd get these little paper missives as the time constraints of the post office allowed. There was such a thing as items "getting lost in the mail". And usually, you weren't getting more paper correspondence than you could handle.

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Topics: Writing for Business

Why Employers Value Written Communication Skills in the Workplace

Posted by Bridget Beirne

November 20, 2015

bridget-beirne-1.pngAsk yourself something, right now: when you receive messy written communication, how do you feel about the sender?  Not long ago, I received an invitation to audition for an upcoming production of a show I've long wanted to do. It was a role that I was dying to play, in a great location. I saw the subject line in the email, and was immediately thrilled.

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Topics: Business Communication Skills, Writing for Business

The Secrets to Writing Business Emails without Overthinking

Posted by Elizabeth Levey

September 3, 2015

by Elizabeth Levey

elizabeth-levey-1Most of us today have a love/hate relationship with email.  It’s arguably the most common form of written business communication, but it’s so commonly misused and abused that it’s easy for it to lose its effectiveness. But writing a good business email shouldn't be a struggle.  Here are a few simple secrets to writing business emails that work, without overthinking it:

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Topics: Writing for Business

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