briansternnyc replied to the topic Is it Wrong to Judge Someone Based on Grammatical or Spelling Errors? in the forum Miscellaneous 8 years, 6 months ago
I agree on what you’re saying. But, another pet peeve is when people use filler words/expressions such as ‘I mean’, especially in writing.
“I mean, do people just not review and edit their work”
What is the meaning of ‘I mean’ in this context? We say it all the time orally. I notice we are now saying, in an effort to be diplomatic, filler words…[Read more]
briansternnyc replied to the topic Back to the Workforce – What are your tips for finding a new career? in the forum Career Advancement 8 years, 7 months ago
I am trying to make a career change now. I’ve been in the private sector doing work that is no longer aligned with my values. I went back to school and got a degree in international affairs and am now trying to break into government or nonprofit. It goes without saying, it’s difficult so far. And to keep money coming in, I still have to do what I…[Read more]
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