Teachers, businesses battle poor writing skills of tech-savvy students and graduates who know button
Published: Thursday, July 21, 2011
Updated: Wednesday, July 27, 2011 13:07
Writing skills are highly valued in the corporate world. Words are used to convey messages that enable clients to understand a product or a company message.
"If you can write, you will always be employable; you will always be better where your peers are not," Plaster said. "If you can write, you'll be employed."
Some believe corporations wouldn't want to train employees in writing if they were incapable. This suggests businesses will fill positions with a need for writing with English majors.
"I don't think they would spend money on it," McCarter said.
"Corporations are more about saving money. If they can save money, they will. Why bother training them?"