Why Text Messaging is Butchering Grammar

by • June 05, 2014
Emily Green, texting, text speak, shorthand, grammar

Guest post from Emily Green Well, it took a decade, but it’s finally happened. People text so much that they’ve forgotten how to use proper grammar. What’s worse, it seems like the general population is accommodating them. This needs to stop. Let’s look at why text messaging… MORE →

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 We’ve… MORE →