Perfect Phrases for Letters of Recommendation / Edition 1

Perfect Phrases for Letters of Recommendation / Edition 1

by Paul Bodine
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0071626549

ISBN-13: 9780071626545

Pub. Date: 12/15/2009

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Expert advice for helping an applicant’s chances of acceptance by choosing the right words and phrases

As a teacher, professor, or an employer, you are often called upon for letters of recommendation—and probably as often find yourself stumped about what to say. It can be a daunting task when someone’s future is in the balance. This book, written

Overview

Expert advice for helping an applicant’s chances of acceptance by choosing the right words and phrases

As a teacher, professor, or an employer, you are often called upon for letters of recommendation—and probably as often find yourself stumped about what to say. It can be a daunting task when someone’s future is in the balance. This book, written by a writing expert, will help you find the right words—and avoid the pitfalls—of creating a letter of recommendation.

Author Paul Bodine explains what makes a recommendation letter good and also what can make it ineffective. The book contains paragraph-length examples of effective recommendation letter writing for all types of situations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071626545
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
12/15/2009
Series:
Perfect Phrases Series
Edition description:
Original
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
613,474
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

Perfect Phrases for Letters of Recommendation

Chapter 1: Why Recommendation Letters Matter

Chapter 2: Perfect Phrases for Recommendation Letter Instructions

Chapter 3: Perfect Phrases for Strengths

Chapter 4: Perfect Phrases for Teamwork and Interpersonal Skills

Chapter 5: Perfect Phrases for Weaknesses or Areas for Improvement

Chapter 6: Perfect Phrases for Integrity, Character, and Ethics

Chapter 7: Perfect Phrases for Potential and Goals

Chapter 8: Perfect Phrases for Other Recommendation Letter Topics

Chapter 9: Perfect Phrases for Conclusions

Closing Thoughts

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