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Watch Your Words in the Job Search!

by • June 04, 2014

The Grammarly team collected 500 active job postings, including marketing and engineering jobs, from the top 100 most profitable companies in the United States. We then assessed how each company used language in these listings to express hiring priorities. Hiring companies do not want someone who views a “job” as “work” “Experience” is more highly valued by hiring companies than “skills” Job seekers should use their cover letter and resume to talk about instances of teamwork vs. individual contributions Hiring companies still prefer candidates with a degree versus relevant experience  … MORE →

300 Published Authors, One Great Novel

by • April 23, 2014
Great American Novel, NanoWriMo, GrammoWriMo, Grammarly, writing

In November, Grammarly worked with around 300 writers from 27 countries (and 44 U.S. states) to write a group novel for National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). We called the project #GrammoWriMo; and, clocking in at a total of 130,927 unedited words, we are proud to say that our draft was among the 41,940 completed! We kicked… MORE →