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Applying for jobs can be a stressful time. While you’re working hard to perfect your resume, craft careful cover letters, nail every interview, and send thoughtful thank you notes, the fact is that many jobs will hire another candidate. Try not to let it get you down. Getting hired is a matter of perseverance. However, the next most important strength you should have as a job seeker is good spelling and grammar. Proper English makes a positive impression with employers. According to Inc., 73% of employers want candidates with strong writing skills.
No one likes to be embarrassed in front of their network by poor spelling and grammar in social media captions. Fortunately, CorrectEnglish® helps you bring your social media game up to a higher level. Proper English goes a long way in giving your Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and other profiles a polished appearance. Want to know how you can portray a professional social media presence? Here are three tips to get you started:
According to Time, Americans check their smart phones an aggregated 8 billion times per day. Young people between the ages of 18 and 24 look at their phones on average 74 times per day. Those between the ages of 25 and 34 check their devices 50 times per day, and Americans in the 35-44 age bracket do so 35 times per day. What if Americans’ relationships with their smartphones could be turned into a productive means of learning? With the CorrectEnglish® spell check and grammar tool for iOS keyboard, it’s possible.
Whether English is your native language or second language, it can be difficult to learn proper English grammar. English has many nuances that take a long time to understand. You may have taken classes on how to use English grammar properly and learned basic grammar rules. But unless you’re a writing whiz, you probably still have more to learn.
Not everyone feels confident sitting down to write an essay, email, or social media post. What will others think of us if our grammar is wrong? It’s easier to look up the spelling of a word than master some 63,000 advanced grammar rules in the English language alone. We have a tool that provides on-the-fly spelling and grammar corrections, but here’s the catch: It only works if you write!