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For Team Members at Automated Proofreading Company, Email Presents a Major Challenge*

by • February 07, 2014
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San Francisco, Calif. – Most consumer Internet startups focus on gaining funding, accessing top talent, or providing Google-esque perks, but a Bay Area automated proofreading company is navigating a different set of issues. “I am terrified to send emails,” said a team member at Grammarly.com. “Because I work… MORE →

The Importance of Proofreading Your Résumé

by • December 05, 2013

Did you know that recruiters only spend an average of six seconds reviewing your résumé? You have a very small window in which to wow them, and in this competitive job market, even the smallest mistake can be enough to knock you out of the running. There are three main aspects of proofreading: spelling, grammar, and consistency. We’ll look at each of those below, but first, some sobering statistics about how many errors we found in a sampling of résumés. Grammarly recently conducted an audit of 50 active résumés on Indeed.com,… MORE →