Breathe deeply. Relax. “Poor Grammer”? This week’s headline was intentional.
That’s a relief, right?
We were sent an article that appeared in the Harvard Business Review. It was shared by an Improving Communications friend (and recipient of Defender of the Language award), Michael Rudegeair.
Kyle Wiens, author of “I Won’t Hire People Who Use Poor Grammar. Here’s Why” shows us (again) that grammar mistakes make people look like “they deserve to be passed over for a job — even if they are otherwise qualified for the position.” Therefore, his prospective employees must take a grammar test. Yes, a grammar test!
Here are some of his key points:
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