A systematic guide to successfully producing written work for business and management degrees. The authors address the all-too-common pitfalls of essay assignments, as well as providing readers with a step-by-step programme to approach essay questions, both in coursework and exam contexts. New to the Second Edition: • Relevance of writing skills to employability highlighted throughout • Additional content on researching a topic • New content on adapting writing for different audiences • New content on academic writing tips • Addition of useful websites • Additional coverage of plagiarism • More on critical evaluation • More on changing requirements through different levels of study. Suitable for all business and management students looking to improve their essay writing skills. The Student Success series are essential guides for students of all levels. From how to think critically and write great essays to planning your dream career, the Student Success series helps you study smarter and get the best from your time at university.

How Essay Writing Will Help with Your Career Success

How Essay Writing Will Help with Your Career Success

Chapter objectives

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By the end of this chapter you will:

  • understand how the skills acquired in this book can help your career
  • know how to recognise the different times when these skills will apply
  • understand how essay skills will help with report writing in different industries.

‘Is writing essays of any use for my professional career?’ you might wonder. ‘Isn’t this just like school where I am plugging together lines and paragraphs to be rewarded with a good grade?’

Have you ever read a newspaper article that kept your attention until the end? Or a company report that felt less like fighting your way through a jungle of jargon and more like an ...

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