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Writing & Speaking at Workdelivers practical insight and instruction to help readers become effective communicators no matter where their careers may take them. What is Good Writing?; Developing a Good Style; Using Examples and Comparisons; Making Your Page Look Inviting; Making Your Main Point Easy to Find; Preparing Executive Summaries; Illustrating Your Ideas; Getting Beyond Periods and Commas; Learning Commonsense Rules; Making the Most of E-mail; Writing for the Web; Preparing a Resume and Cover Letter; Documenting Your Sources; What Is Business Speaking?; Using Good Techniques of Delivery; Developing a Clear Structure; Designing Visual Aids; Giving a Presentation Using a Computer; Rehearsing, Setting Up the Room, and Overcoming Nervousness; Preparing an Annotated Presentation For anyone interested in polishing their professional writing and speaking skills.
Table of Contents
Part I: Writing Chapter 1: What is Good Writing? Chapter 2: Developing a Good Style Chapter 3: Using Examples and Comparisons Chapter 4: Making Your Page Look Inviting Chapter 5: Making Your Main Point Easy to Find Chapter 6: Preparing Executive Summaries Chapter 7: Illustrating Your Ideas Chapter 8: Getting Beyond Periods and Commas Chapter 9: Learning Common Sense Rules Chapter 10: Making the Most of Email Chapter 11: Writing for the Web Chapter 12: Preparing a Résumé and Cover Letter Chapter 13: Documenting Your Sources Part II: Speaking Chapter 14: What is Business Speaking? Chapter 15: Using Good Techniques of Delivery Chapter 16: Developing a Clear Structure Chapter 17: Designing Visual Aids Chapter 18: Giving a Presentation Using a Computer Chapter 19: Rehearsing, Setting Up the Room, and Overcoming Nervousness Chapter 20: Preparing an Annotated Presentation Appendix A: Final Project: Learning Computer Techniques Appendix B: Final Project: Creating Reports Appendix C: Commonly Confused Words