Business Writing Portfolio

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Business Writing Portfolio Michelle Nolan XCOM/285 Essentials of Managerial Communication Axia College
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REFLECTION: Learning what has been learned in this course is invaluable. Learning the correct ways to present oneself is useful in so many ways! It is valuable in the workplace and in the educational environment! Presentation is priceless. When one looks at the attributes of professional writing in the workplace the sky is the limit! One first and foremost presents the information in an educated and organized manor. When the writing is done in the correct format the reader can read at ease and obtain the information without struggling to find the point. The writer looks professional and the presentation is clear in content. It helps with interviews, resignations, office memos and emails. It is concise and that is what an employer likes to see! As far as writing for education purposes it is a necessity. It can help students with papers. It can help in communication with fellow students and professors. It can help with entrance exams for continuing education. It can also assist with recommendation letters, resume preparation, and in certain cases masters and doctorate programs! It is an asset for obtaining the higher grades that one would like to obtain. In conclusion, proper writing and formatting is a skill that can and will carry a person farther in life. It is an asset that is priceless. There is so much to be said for a person who can carry themselves in person, on paper, and electronically!
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GRAPHIC ORGANIZER: 1. Plan a. Plan out what the topics will be b. Plan out the format for writing it 2. Brain Storming a. Think about topics b. Think about the research c. Think about Resources 3. Gather Information a. Research the topic b. Consider all sources of information 4. Begin a rough draft a. Organize the information in a logical way b. Make sure all information flows and makes sense 5. Edit a. Make sure spelling is correct b. Re-read it and make sure the information flows as a reader c. Make sure it begins stating what it is about d. Make sure it ends strong and all ties together and the last paragraph sums up what was stated in the beginning 6. Get Another Opinion a. Have another party read b. Take criticism and apply where needed
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7. Edit and Proof a. Make sure the final product is strong b. Edit one last time to ensure there are no grammar or spelling issues 8. Send or Submit final work-up
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STORE OPERATIONS MESSAGES: May 07, 2011 Jon Doe 123 Who Knows Lane Jacksonville, FL 32246 CHANGE IN OPERATION HOURS In evaluating the changing economy and the needs of our customers, we wanted to make a few announcements about store operations. According to customer surveys we have noticed that our valued customers are choosing to spend Sundays with their families and not out shopping. To respect that integrity we have opted to close our stores on Sundays. As well as being closed on Sundays we have adjusted our store hours Monday-Friday.
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