Writer’s Block. A Bitter Blankness.

Blank. That's pretty much all I've experienced whenever I've sat down in front of a computer screen in the last month with the intention of writing a blog post. Blank. What is this experience? What happened to just sitting down and writing, without even knowing where I was going with any given post? What happened … Continue reading Writer’s Block. A Bitter Blankness.

3 Mistakes & 3 Tips: Cover Letters

It's been an hour, and there's nothing but a blank screen staring back at you. The job posting closes in another couple hours, and you need to submit a cover letter to go with your resume in order to be considered for the position. But where oh where do you start? Sound familiar? For most … Continue reading 3 Mistakes & 3 Tips: Cover Letters

Details Matter: In Defence of Grammar Police

I "could care less" (watch the video for an explanation of what I really mean when I say that) about the grammar police. Do they drive you up the wall? You wouldn't be the only one. All you have to do is visit a discussion board wherein some unfortunate soul uses "there" in place of … Continue reading Details Matter: In Defence of Grammar Police

Voice, Conciseness, & Opinion: A Blogger’s Best Friends

As the editor of my career centre's blog, one of the many joys I get to experience is the annual inundation training of those of our wonderful volunteers who aspire to contribute to the blog. I get to discuss things like "what makes a good blog article" and a few of the basics of good, simple … Continue reading Voice, Conciseness, & Opinion: A Blogger’s Best Friends