Professional Communication

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When working in a professional atmosphere I feel that good grammar is the key to professional communication. When you are in the presence of colleagues you should speak intelligently and use proper grammar at all times. Slang is not meant for the professional work place and it also shows laziness and that you lack intelligence. Some Human resources recruiters will not hire those who display poor grammar because; it shows through your work. Having good grammar is imperative to all professional careers so it is best to keep up with evolving rules of grammar to stay on top. First, articles by Kyle Wiens and Susan Adams depict the importance of good grammar. According to Forbes writer Susan Adams good grammar is imperative in a professional work place. An individual that uses good grammar looks intelligent when they are speaking it shows they are organized. Good grammar reflects how well the individual listens and pays attention to others; they focus on the details of what the other person is saying. When you are not face to face with the individual and you are responding to them via email and or memo your writing reflects you as a person (Adams, 2012). Adams cites Kyle Wiens; people should keep good grammar in mind, and try to follow the rules of good grammar when speaking and writing. Kyle Wiens gave reasons for having good grammar in his article. Grammatical errors make people look unintelligent, when someone is reading your work you want them to focus on the point that you are trying to get across to them not the many grammatical errors that your paper has, it takes away from your work dramatically. Individuals who use bad grammar are more prone to make mistakes in other areas of their job, and bad grammar can lead to misinterpret... ... middle of paper ... ...r grammar because it reflects unintelligence and laziness. When you are speaking and writing you are the image for the company you work for, you must be knowledgeable of your grammar rules in order to make a good impression for yourself and the company. Good grammar ultimately pays off at all cost. Works Cited Adams, Susan. "Why Grammar Counts at Work." Forbes. 20 July 2012. 4 Feb.2014 . Weins, Kyle. "I Won't Hire People Who Use Poor Grammar. Here's Why." Harvard Business Review: HRB Blog Network. 20 July 2012. 4 Feb.2014 . Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, “Surgical Technologists” Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15. 12 Feb. 2014 .
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