Getting it down on paper

getting it down

We have just published a new paper looking at letter writing as an employability skill.

Dodd, V. and Hooley, T. (2015). Getting it down on paper: the importance of letter writing for young people’s employability. Derby: International Centre for Guidance Studies, University of Derby.

In the paper we find that young people believe that they are good letter writers and think that letter writing is important for the world of work. However, employers are less convinced, with many complaining about the quality of the letters written by their new recruits. They also argue that letter writing continues to be important for their businesses.

 

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