Business Writing vs. Academic Writing

Business Writing vs. Academic Writing

home-office-336373_640We’re posting this today for all the college students who often visit the Goldman Blog. Though this article from Business Matters comes from the United Kingdom, the message is consistent with how business writing varies from academic writing in the United States. There is a talent for both, but if you want a strong business career, academic writing is fairly useless. A key difference between the two is academic writing is filled with examples and is quite formal, while business writing is succinct and pointed. This article describes additional, important differences that are often not taught in college but are critical to succeeding in the business world.