Today I received the news that state funding for Wisconsin’s civil legal services program would be eliminated by Governor Walker’s proposed budget. As someone who has taken on representing indigent clients after they’ve attempted to represent themselves and failed, I can tell you there will be a lot of people losing their homes, and taxing other state resources, as a result of these funding cuts.
A New York Times article reported on February 24, 2011 that Princeton and Harvard have chosen to reinstate their early admissions programs. Apparently they weren’t comfortable sticking out like sore thumbs in the Ivy League.
Lack of parallel construction can cause ambiguities and misunderstandings in your writing. Learn how to use parallel construction to write unambiguous sentences and be sure you get your exact point across.
The Essay Expert gets a Grammar Lesson and a Valentine’s Day Life Lesson. Brenda shares her thoughts on winter car washes, the difference between insure and ensure, and being right.
In December 2010, LinkedIn rolled out 4 new sections for LinkedIn profiles: Skills, Certifications, Publications and Languages. Haven’t heard of these sections? Don’t know how to use them? Read more.
I’d like to share with you LinkedIn’s list of overused buzzwords in year 2010 LinkedIn profiles. Is it even possible to avoid using these popular words? What a challenge for a LinkedIn profile writer!
Resumes are meant to describe what you did in your past jobs, right? Not so! In fact, the best resumes are written from a FUTURE perspective. Read about how you can make your resume all about your future success.
I got an email from my friend Seth Nowak on January 13, 2011 jokingly reporting, “Obama said ‘tenent’ in his speech last night. One term president.” I was already planning to write a blog about the difference between “tenant” and “tenet.” Seth’s email sealed the deal.
What do you think of this “irresistible” commercial by The Ladders, full of wacky sexual innuendo? I would absolutely love to hear your opinions!
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There’s still time to give yourself or a loved one the gift of a resume, LinkedIn profile update, or other writing help with a $25 gift certificate from The Essay Expert. This offer officially expires today, January 8, 2011.