How to master full reading skills   !the right way to handle informational overload! !strive to be excellent in your job! ...
Business documents <ul><li>Possess difficult phrases & expressions </li></ul><ul><li>Come in different shapes and sizes </...
Pay attention to following points <ul><li>What are the main ideas of the document? </li></ul><ul><li>What facts are stated...
Pay attention to following points <ul><li>What new ideas can I infer from this document? </li></ul><ul><li>Do I have addit...
Pay attention to following points <ul><li>How to gather additional information? </li></ul><ul><li>What is author’s attitud...
Identify main ideas <ul><li>Skimming at a speed three to four times faster than normal reading   </li></ul><ul><li>Skimmin...
Identify main ideas <ul><li>Skimming strategies   </li></ul><ul><li>--- Read the first and the last paragraphs of  </li></...
Identify main ideas <ul><li>Skimming strategies   </li></ul><ul><li>--- Look at the illustrations, graphs or other  </li><...
Identify main ideas <ul><li>Scanning involves moving your eyes quickly seeking specific words and phrases </li></ul><ul><l...
Supporting ideas of the reading section   <ul><li>Facts </li></ul><ul><li>Ideas  </li></ul><ul><li>that </li></ul><ul><li>...
Fact or opinion? <ul><li>How important is the information? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the deadlines for finishing a task? ...
Analyzing <ul><li>Facts </li></ul><ul><li>Recommendations </li></ul><ul><li>Agreements </li></ul><ul><li>Opinions </li></u...
Generalization <ul><li>Recognize or predict ideas or situations similar to what has been presented in the document.  </li>...
Conclusion <ul><li>You learned how to handle informational overload </li></ul><ul><li>You are not able to read any busines...
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You'll learn how to handle informational overload at work. You are not able to read any business document you come across.
Read selective and decide what's important for you!

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How to master full reading skills?

  1. 1. How to master full reading skills !the right way to handle informational overload! !strive to be excellent in your job! HR Key Functions
  2. 2. Business documents <ul><li>Possess difficult phrases & expressions </li></ul><ul><li>Come in different shapes and sizes </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. e-mails, resolutions, circular letters, </li></ul><ul><li>offers, recommendations, complaints etc. </li></ul>HR Key Functions
  3. 3. Pay attention to following points <ul><li>What are the main ideas of the document? </li></ul><ul><li>What facts are stated? </li></ul><ul><li>How many people are involved? </li></ul>HR Key Functions
  4. 4. Pay attention to following points <ul><li>What new ideas can I infer from this document? </li></ul><ul><li>Do I have additional questions? </li></ul><ul><li>Who may I ask? </li></ul>HR Key Functions
  5. 5. Pay attention to following points <ul><li>How to gather additional information? </li></ul><ul><li>What is author’s attitude or opinion? </li></ul>HR Key Functions
  6. 6. Identify main ideas <ul><li>Skimming at a speed three to four times faster than normal reading </li></ul><ul><li>Skimming - when people have a great deal of material to read and a short amount of time </li></ul>HR Key Functions
  7. 7. Identify main ideas <ul><li>Skimming strategies </li></ul><ul><li>--- Read the first and the last paragraphs of </li></ul><ul><li>the document first. </li></ul><ul><li>--- Scan the subject if you are reading an e- </li></ul><ul><li>mail </li></ul><ul><li>--- Notice titles / headings / subheadings </li></ul>HR Key Functions
  8. 8. Identify main ideas <ul><li>Skimming strategies </li></ul><ul><li>--- Look at the illustrations, graphs or other </li></ul><ul><li>visuals on the page </li></ul><ul><li>--- Read the first sentence of each paragraph </li></ul><ul><li>--- Read the captions of the visuals </li></ul>HR Key Functions
  9. 9. Identify main ideas <ul><li>Scanning involves moving your eyes quickly seeking specific words and phrases </li></ul><ul><li>While scanning search for numbers, letters, words – first, second, next </li></ul><ul><li>bold , italic , underline – different font size, style, color </li></ul>HR Key Functions
  10. 10. Supporting ideas of the reading section <ul><li>Facts </li></ul><ul><li>Ideas </li></ul><ul><li>that </li></ul><ul><li>explain or prove </li></ul><ul><li>the topic or the main idea </li></ul>HR Key Functions
  11. 11. Fact or opinion? <ul><li>How important is the information? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the deadlines for finishing a task? </li></ul><ul><li>How many people are involved? </li></ul><ul><li>What key roles and functions do other people have? </li></ul>HR Key Functions
  12. 12. Analyzing <ul><li>Facts </li></ul><ul><li>Recommendations </li></ul><ul><li>Agreements </li></ul><ul><li>Opinions </li></ul><ul><li>Views </li></ul><ul><li>Disagreements </li></ul>HR Key Functions Helping to collect detailed information and have a clear judgment on the current situation
  13. 13. Generalization <ul><li>Recognize or predict ideas or situations similar to what has been presented in the document. </li></ul><ul><li>Draw conclusions & apply ideas! </li></ul>HR Key Functions
  14. 14. Conclusion <ul><li>You learned how to handle informational overload </li></ul><ul><li>You are not able to read any business document you come across </li></ul><ul><li>Read selective and decide what’s important for You </li></ul>HR Key Functions

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