skip to Main Content

Editing Techniques for Leaner, More Powerful Writing

“Rewriting is where the game is won or lost; rewriting is the essence of writing.” These are the words of famous American writer and journalist William Zinsser in On Writing Well, a resource familiar to the majority of professional writers. Now, I’m not suggesting you repeatedly rewrite a simple email to ask a colleague to lunch.
Read more

5 Best Practices for Writing Diplomatic Emails in Difficult Situations

Dealing with problems, conflicts, volatile personalities, and other difficult situations at work is challenging; addressing these situations in writing via email can add another layer to the challenge. However, for any number of reasons—geographic location, the need for a written documentation trail—it may be necessary.
Read more

6 Strategies for Writing Clear, Effective Business Emails

On average, office workers receive about 120 emails per day, and the volume can skyrocket depending on role or level of responsibility. With that much email to process, it’s well worth it to have strategies and techniques in place for writing messages that get the job done.
Read more

How to Target Your Writing to Engage Your Audience

“Write from the reader’s perspective.” I utter these words several times each week as I work with clients on their job search documents and websites. While this advice is critical to writing effective resumes and websites, you should always consider the perspective of the audience for all types of professional writing. Doing so makes for clearer, more relatable communication.
Read more

5 Essential Tips for Proactively Managing Your Career

In my experience working with clients from disparate backgrounds, I have come to the conclusion that regardless of their field or level of responsibility, all professionals can take steps to safeguard their careers—even if individual jobs might come and go.…

Read more

Interview with Confidence, Part 2

This is the second part of a two-part article in which I discuss three key steps you can take to set yourself up for success at your next job interview. In Part 1, I cover the first two steps, Conduct…

Read more

Interview with Confidence, Part 1

This is the first part of a two-part article in which I discuss three key steps you can take to set yourself up for success at your next job interview. Here, in Part 1, I address the first two steps;…

Read more
Back To Top