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The Semicolon and Colon Podcast
The Semicolon and Colon Podcast

Using semicolons and colons in your writing allows you to include more information; however, the proper use of these valuable punctuation tools can also be confusing. This podcast will help you understand how to use semicolons and colons appropriately.

Quotation Marks Podcast: When to Use Double or Single Quotation Marks
Quotation Marks Podcast: When to Use Double or Single Quotation Marks

If you need some clarification on whether to use single or double quotation marks, this podcast is for you. Knowing the appropriate way to use these quotation marks is critical for clearly articulating what you want to say.

How to Write a Preface and a Foreword Podcast
How to Write a Preface and a Foreword Podcast

If you have decided to write a preface or have been asked to write a forward, you may require some guidance. In this podcast, we explain a preface and a forward, as well as what to include in them.

How to Write a Post-Interview Follow-Up Letter Podcast
How to Write a Post-Interview Follow-Up Letter Podcast

It is never a bad idea to follow up after an interview, either by email or formal letter. This shows you appreciate being considered for the position, that you are still interested, and that you are waiting for a response. How to write a follow-up letter that will keep the lines of communication open, who to send the letter to, and when to send it are all covered in this podcast.

How to Write a Letter of Recommendation Podcast
How to Write a Letter of Recommendation Podcast

If you are looking for tips on how to write a generic recommendation letter, then this podcast will prove useful. It details the proper style, tone, and content of an effective recommendation letter.

How to Write a Functional Resume Podcast
How to Write a Functional Resume Podcast

In today's economic environment, it is not easy to find a job. Having a functional resume can help! In this podcast, we explain how to construct a resume that will showcase your talents, highlight your achievements, and appeal to potential employers.

How to Write a CV Podcast
How to Write a CV Podcast

A curriculum vitae is a good way to give a positive first impression. This podcast will outline the differences between a CV and a resume, when a CV should be used, and how to make your CV detailed, yet focused.

How to Write a Cover Letter Podcast
How to Write a Cover Letter Podcast

Formatting a cover letter is important, but the actual content is even more important. This podcast will help you understand how to highlight your most valuable attributes.

How to Write a Business Pitch Podcast
How to Write a Business Pitch Podcast

A great business pitch is necessary if you hope to attract an investor's interest. When pitching your idea, there are certain things you can do to improve your presentation. This podcast covers such issues as what details you should emphasize, what research you should do, and how long your speech should be.

How to Use Those Brackets (Parentheses!) Properly
How to Use Those Brackets (Parentheses!) Properly

If you know how to properly use brackets, you have the ability to fit more information in a sentence without appearing cluttered or hard to follow. This podcast highlights how to use four different types of brackets in both formal and informal writing.

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