Writing is an essential skill in the professional world, but it doesn’t always come naturally. Fortunately, LinkedIn Learning is a valuable resource with free writing tutorials for Rutgers students, faculty, and staff. Whether you are looking to improve your grammar, learn how to write in a specific style or master the basics, LinkedIn Learning has a variety of tutorials to help.
Below are some course examples that will help you develop your writing skills for success in a number of different scenarios.
Writing Formal Business Letters and Emails
Learning how to write an email in a professional context is a great place to start for those who are new to business writing. Whether you’re working on a communication to colleagues or inquiring about a potential job, email writing is a fundamental skill that everyone should feel comfortable with.
Tips for Better Business Writing
Want to advance your communication skills and improve your writing in a business-related profession? This course can help you present information in a clear and concise way that is professional and specific to a business audience.
Editing and Proofreading Made Simple
Even if you are an experienced writer, spelling and grammar mistakes can discredit your ideas. In the Editing and Proofreading Made Simple course, you will learn how to avoid common mistakes to ensure your writing reaches its full potential and makes an impact on your audience.
Writing a Cover Letter
Knowing how to stand out to an employer is crucial when it comes to landing a job, and cover letters can make or break your application. In this course, career strategist Jenny Foss explores the essential elements of a solid cover letter.
Learning to Write for the Web
In today’s increasingly digital world, the internet is saturated with content. Because of this, there are certain practices to keep in mind when trying to capture the attention of a digital audience. This course offers various techniques for writing on the web, including front loading-content, keeping content up to date, and avoiding jargon.