The following post comes to us from Keith Coppersmith, an experienced business consultant who serves small businesses and startups. Learn more about Keith in his bio following this article. The average global cost of a data breach in the last five years has increased to$3.92 million, and the numbers keep climbing. It is important to … Continue reading Importance of Employee Education for Cybersecurity (Guest Contribution from Keith Coppersmith)
This week's blog post comes to us from Laura Buckler, a content writer dedicated to the development of digital marketing content. Learn more about Laura in her bio below. Who is better suited to show the way to transfer the written word to a broad audience than Nobel Prize winner, revolutionary journalist, and admired novelist … Continue reading Best Writing Advice From Ernest Hemingway (Guest Contribution from Laura Buckler)
Double spacing at the end of a sentence is obsolete. I know this will shock many people out there, but it’s a public service announcement that has clearly not been received by many. Why? Grammar changes more than we think, especially thanks to technology. It’s not something our forefathers signed into permanent agreement; it’s ever-evolving. … Continue reading The Most Common Grammar Mistakes and Idioms Corrected
A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of working with some Penn State undergrads to mentor them on the steps they should take right now to better position themselves for a career in the field of communications. I will tell you that the post-graduation job hunt was rough when I was in school, and … Continue reading Top Things Every College Student Needs to Do Before Graduation
The first 22 or so years of our lives are consumed by education. Our full time job is to learn as much as we can about the world around us and narrow our focus on a specific area that we hopefully will turn into a career. But once we’re launched into the real world, this … Continue reading Why You Should Become A Lifelong Learner
No matter how many hours a day I spend writing and editing my work or the work of my clients', I'm not immune to the common (and very embarrassing) grammar mistakes that I know I've learned countless times. I admit that I still turn to Google for a quick grammar recap on effect vs affect … Continue reading Most Common Grammar Mistakes: Are you sure I learned this before?
There are some things that can and will never be taught in the classroom. Maybe it’s because those topics are seen as too radical or have been flagged as a lawsuit risk, but truly these are the missing pieces of wisdom that leave many college grads as an incomplete puzzle with still much to figure … Continue reading What I wish My College Professors Would Have Taught Me: It’s okay to NOT like everyone you work with