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May 13, 2013

What is a business case?

Need to write a business case? First read my article in what it is and what it needs to include.

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May 09, 2013

Is management jargon costing you business?

Blog article on recent ILM survey that showed 25% of managers hate corporate jargon like ‘going forward’ and ‘thinking outside the box’.

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Feb 21, 2013

Elections Managers’ meeting or Elections Managers meeting

Is the correct form Elections Managers’ meeting or Elections Managers meeting?

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Feb 21, 2013

Sentence

My sentence is ‘it is a shame about the school’s old guinea pig’ does it need a apostrophe?

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Aug 23, 2012

Sentence

My sentence is ‘it is a shame about the school’s old guinea pig’ does it need a apostrophe

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Aug 03, 2012

Telephone Extensions

After a telephone number, is there a comma between the number and the extension (e.g., 555-799-1212, extension 266)

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Aug 03, 2012

software developer

How to write cover note to describe a software developer?

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Jul 28, 2012

Cover Letters

Cover letters are a critical part of your job application. Ensure you get them right with these easy-to-follow tips.

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Apr 14, 2012

complex sentences

can i have 10 complex sentences with two commas?

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Apr 10, 2012

Should I use a comma after a bracket (like this), for example?

Should I use a comma after a bracket (like this), for example

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Mar 14, 2012

commas in complex sentences

What comma rules do you use in a complex sentence?

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Mar 14, 2012

need assistancep!!! planet’s / planets’

Help us continue our success in being the planets’ number one telephone provider.

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Dec 22, 2011

Less is More

Wishing you all a very merry festive season!

In the meantime, enjoy this great quote I found down the back of the Internet:

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Nov 17, 2011

Five Ways to Get Ahead in Business During a Recession

It’s all doom and gloom on the job market, with the CIPD predicting ‘a slow, painful employment contraction’ in its quarterly survey published this week. While the majority will be fretting about keeping their jobs, the more ambitious are looking for opportunities within their organisation.

For example, as companies restructure to cut costs there may be unexpected new openings for a promotion or a strategic lateral move. Even if this isn’t the case, savvy professionals will be busy positioning themselves for the jobs that open up when the job market starts moving again.

Here are five, proven suggestions to help quickly build your professional reputation and increase your visibility.

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Oct 05, 2011

KISS – Five Steps for Business Writing Impact

Have you ever been asked to write about something so complex you didn’t know where to start? Or had to produce a winning proposal for multiple readers with different expectations?

Luckily, the KISS (Keep It Short & Simple) acronym can help keep you, and your readers, relatively sane. Follow these five guidelines to make it work for you.

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