We all know that good writing skills are important for business. But what about for “action jobs” like the police, armed forces, train drivers, paramedics, etc.? Do people who rescue victims from burning buildings also need to write well? I asked Richard McMunn, who runs a recruitment business specializing in this type of career, to share his views… [Continue reading]
People snigger, with justification, when you mention “experience” – largely because experience comes in two forms: e.g. 20 years’ real experience? Or is it really 1 year’s experience repeated 19 times?”
This applies to blogging and writing for business every bit as much as it does to any other profession. For the purposes of this article/post (Artipost? Posticle?), other professions can deal with this as they want.
But how exactly does it affect writing for business blogs and other online content? [Continue reading]
Welcome to Part Twenty-Five of this popular series. This week, novelist and publisher Lucy McCarraher shares how to review the second part of your "Act Two" - a critical element, as the two parts of "Act Two" form the backbone of your … [Continue reading]
It’s an old joke from the acting world, but it now applies to many business bloggers who, having tasted the verbal freedom possible in the unrestricted blogosphere, write posts they think are sharing valuable information about their topics…but … [Continue reading]
Avoiding plagiarism: it’s a touchy subject. You’re probably sitting there thinking, ‘Oh, I don’t need to read this, I’m never going to cheat like that’. You’re wrong. Well, sort of. Plagiarising is not as black and white as just … [Continue reading]