The More Essential Language Skill in the Workplace


Spoken skills have long been regarded as the most crucial for success in the workplace. Indeed, leaders have been stereotyped as fast-thinkers and glib talkers who hog the limelight. Today, the tide has turned in favor of writing skills.Organizations have taken notice, with recruiters integrating writing tests as part of the screening process for the best job candidate.

Sheila Viesca, TalkShop CEO, affirms, “Too much talking can even set one back. On the other hand, the ability to write is a lasting skill that is progressively in demand today.”

How has writing overtaken spoken skills? Viesca explains, “Writing turns work into something tangible. The documented work is lasting, can be used as referenceby the entire organization, and requires accountability from the writer.Presentation, on the other hand, relies heavily on one’s personality and rote memory to enable one to make his point.”

Writing requires clarity of thought, organization of ideas, logic and reasoning with the ability to connect the dots and convey relevance and purpose. Management expects its workers to communicate clearly and purposefully, and writing takes a large chunk of this. Opportunities abound for anyone who can speak his mind in writing.

“Think like a wise man but communicate in the language of the people.” – William Butler
TalkShop, the leading ISO-certified training facility that is accredited with the Civil Service Commission offers an array of writing courses thattrain executives, teams, professionals, and students to hone their craft to stay on top of the game.

www.talkshop.ph (632)8945588 Technical & Content Writing, Social Media Writing, Creative Writing, Newsletter Writing, Critical Writing, Grammar Mastery

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Sheila Viesca, TalkShop CEO and Director of Communication finished her bachelor degree in Literature, masters in Entrepreneurship, and doctorate in Applied Cosmic Anthropology. She designed the Philippines' Language Competency Benchmark for the Department of Education and pioneered Integrated Language Teaching (ILT) in workshop designs and corporate communication training. You can follow her on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, LinkedIN, and Google+


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