Check out this article that discusses the importance of excellent writing skills in today's workplace. Reproduced from University of Pennsylvania's Smeal College of Business, Business Career Center. Article by Jordan Conrad.
How Strong Writing Skills Benefit Your Career
In a technologically driven world, many students no longer see writing as a relevant skill to their career path. This mistaken view, unfortunately, leaves students who fail to take writing seriously in college at a disadvantage after graduation.
Are Writing Skills Necessary?
As it turns out, writing skills are incredibly important in the modern workplace, no matter your major.
National surveys of business indicate that 82 percent of employers list the ability to communicate effectively as very important. When hiring recent college graduates, employers place the greatest priority on a “demonstrated proficiency in skills that cut across majors.” Writing skills near the top of the list. ...(continue reading here).