LinkedIn announced on October 10 that it was rolling out yet a new feature that will change the face of what it means to follow a company on LinkedIn: Company Status Updates. Here are some ideas of how you might use this new feature to your advantage.Details
If you have a moral issue relating to the use of college essay consultants or M.B.A. admissions consultants, this article will address at least some of them. Read where The Essay Expert draws a moral line, and what the NYT and WSJ have to say on the topic.Details
A New York Times article on September 9, 2011, To Earn an ‘A,’ Set the Alarm Clock Early, reported that early morning classes correlate to higher grades. Can business owners and job seekers take away a lesson from this study?Details
Have you ever accepted an offer for a job or school admission that you thought you would love and ended up hating? Or discovered you didn’t fit as well as you thought you would in a job or a school? What’s your advice for students facing these decisions?Details
I belong to a LinkedIn group called Grammar Geeks, where one of the most popular discussions right now, with 269 comments, is “What Makes You Shudder?” Each of these 269 entries contains someone’s comment (or more often complaint) about a grammar gaffe.
At first I was interested in some of the conversations… but quickly, the conversation itself was the thing making me shudder. In fact, I began to shudder each time another member of the group posted a complaint. Even the word “shudder” began to make me shudder!Details
On August 9, 2011, LinkedIn rolled out a new feature: the “Improve Your Profile Tool.” What advice does LinkedIn give? Tell us here!Details
On July 24, 2011, LinkedIn announced their “Apply with LinkedIn” system. According to LinkedIn’s Blog, Apply with LinkedIn will allow you to “submit your profile for any job application on the web with one simple click.”Details
Check out this Phrasal Verb Breakdown! Workout or Work Out? Signup or Sign Up? Your Questions Answered.
Based on a pamphlet I read at the HIlton Garden Inn in Schaumburg, IL this weekend, the hotel’s editorial staff needs a grammar lesson on phrasal verbs. Is “workout” a noun or a verb? Inquire within.Details