Writing a letter

Writing a letter

I’m sure there are different conventions around the world, so this module and example may not be applicable to everyone reading this. In the U K at least, there are some conventions that are used when writing a business letter, … Continue reading →

Writing a Business Memo

Writing a Business Memo

A memo, or memorandum is used in business to communicate informally to colleagues within the company. Sometimes they can be used to communicate information to others who are outside the company, perhaps if your company is working in a contractual … Continue reading →

Business emails

Business emails

Email is probably the most frequently used way of communicating in many businesses today. But remember that email is the distribution method rather than the type of communication. Business conventions still need to be observed, such as not using slang, … Continue reading →

Writing effective Meeting Minutes

Writing effective Meeting Minutes

Style and Format The style format and content that you use to record the Minutes of Meetings depends on the organisation, its level of formality, its size and culture. I am offering an informal guide, for less formal meetings and … Continue reading →

Letter of resignation

Letter of resignation

When you want to resign your position, you should put it in writing to formally give notice of your intentions. You need to agree a termination date so that you can take up your new position. The HR department need … Continue reading →

Writing personal documents

Writing personal documents

When you are asked to write an application letter of any sort, you should understand thoroughly what the job, programme or course that you are applying for entails, and what you will be required to do. Once you have established … Continue reading →

Writing a personal statement

Writing a personal statement

There are a number of occasions on which you might be asked to write a personal statement. You will write one in your CV, you may be asked to include one with a college or university application. Take time with … Continue reading →

Writing a scholarship application

Writing a scholarship application

Scholarship evaluation teams usually have more applications than scholarships, so this letter has to make your case more compelling than everyone else’s. Find out what criteria the sponsor will use to evaluate applications, and write your letter accordingly. You should … Continue reading →