“Practice, practice, practice writing. Writing is a craft that requires both talent and acquired skills. You learn by doing, by making mistakes and then seeing where you went wrong.” – Jeffrey A. Carver
Professionals in all fields need to have good writing and communication skills of English language. Effective writing ability must be regarded as an asset to a person, as it leads to create value for him. Whether or not your job involves writing frequently, it is important to enhance the writing skills, because gaining a good knowledge and improving writing skills effectively can lead you to get professional success. If you ever think about the reasons why you should improve your writing skills in the workplace, then this article might be of some help for you.
Professional Requirement: If on many occasions or a regular basis your job involves writing, then it is of great importance to pay attention on developing your writing skills. Effective writing skills help you convey your message accurately and the desired results may be attained accordingly through your writing skills. Even though there is no need for you to write regularly in the workplace, do not underestimate the importance of writing effectively. It is better that you give a though to improve your writing skills, so that you may write in a way as needed in case there is a requirement in the workplace.
Professional Credibility: Gaining credibility is essential in just about any role one performs in a business organization. Every employee is willing to gain professional credibility, but it is not to be achieved just like that or for no particular reason. In order to gain professional credibility, one needs to have developed certain set of soft skills. Good English writing skills is one of best soft skills that is duly acknowledged at the workplace. In this way, you will have gained your professional credibility if you improve English writings skills to a desired level.
Professional Development: Whether it is verbal or written, having good communication skills is a gateway to your professional success. Effective communication is one of the most important and sought after soft skills at modern workplace. Writing effectively can not only lead to provide you the positive chances for your employability, but it also helps you develop yourself in terms of your profession allowing you to gain good experience and exposure in your organization.
Developing leadership skills: Every Senior position, in many fields, leads to lead a team or junior employees or the newly hired employees. This involves your leadership skills. And leadership involves managing, coordinating, supervising, persuading, motivating, listening, supporting and giving a constructive criticism to the team members. In order that these activities may be performed in a desired way, you need to have good communication skills of both verbal and written. Effective writing skills is one of the best ways through which you can perform a lot of functions in order to develop and lead your team members.
K. A. Fareed (Fareed Siddiqui)
Writer, Trainer, Author, Blogger, Software Developer
BBA, MBA-Finance, MPhil-Financial Management, (MSc-Software Engineering)
Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications and Programming
Certificate course in English language proficiency
Level 1 – Leadership and Management ILM – UK
Individual Member of Institute of Management Consultants of India