Technically Write!is a complete, "on-the-job" exploration of both written and oral communication focusing on the most effective techniques for the types of communications most frequently encountered in today's business world. It introduces readers to the employees of two technically oriented companies, the type of work they perform, and some typical situations that call for them to communicate with clients, suppliers, and each other. The Sixth Edition updates coverage to more accurately reflect the techniques used to write today's professional correspondence and reports. Technically Write!features: Pyramid writing technique--This unique modular method for organizing letters, reports, and proposals was developed by Ron Blicq and has helped over 250,000 students become more effective writers. Real-life, work-oriented perspective--Students assume the roles of various employees of two technical firms. They work through typical situations encountered in business that call for them to communicate with clients, suppliers, and each other. Wealth of model letters and reports--Fully developed projects and exercises are included that provide students with numerous reference examples. Two brand-new chapters: Chapter 1:Why Technical People Need to Write Well Chapter 7:Technical Proposals Expanded job-search information--Chapter 11, Communicating with Prospective Employers, has been expanded to include new techniques for submitting electronic resumes and information on the latest job search techniques.Blicq, Ronald S. is the author of 'Technically-Write!', published 2003 under ISBN 9780131148789 and ISBN 0131148788.