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General Writing

The Writing Process These OWL resources will help you with the writing process: pre-writing (invention), developing research questions and outlines, composing thesis statements, and proofreading. While the writing process may be different for each person and for each particular assignment, the resources contained in this section follow the general work flow of pre-writing, organizing, and revising.

Information is a potent weapon in the new cold war. Asked by Bloomberg this month about Russian involvement in the hacking of the US Democratic national committee, Vladimir Putin issued a non-denial denial.

Information is a potent weapon in the new cold war

Basically, his answer boiled down to this: whoever did it did a good thing. This response only added to the stir created by the initial accusation that Russia was behind the activities of the “Fancy Bears”. The fear of Russia manipulating presidential elections in the world’s mightiest democracy has been spreading across the United States. Getting to the real perpetrators of hacking attacks is notoriously difficult. Yet seen from the Kremlin hackers perform a valuable public service by revealing secrets – not to foreign intelligence services, but to the western public. BBC Academy - Journalism - Grammar, spelling and punctuation. Capitals - A few titles are always capped up, whether you name the person or not (eg the Queen, the Pope, Archbishop of XX)...

BBC Academy - Journalism - Grammar, spelling and punctuation

Capitals A few titles are always capped up, whether you name the person or not (eg the Queen, the Pope, Archbishop of XX). But our style generally is to minimise the use of capital letters. 5 skills college grads need to get a job. The job market for recent college graduates is improving, according to a new survey by CareerBuilder.

5 skills college grads need to get a job

Sixty-five percent of employers report that they plan to hire new grads this year, up 8% from last year. Not only should it be easier for newly-minted degree holders to land a job, but they can also expect higher salaries than in the past. One-third of employers say that they plan to pay more this year than in 2014, with 25% offering salaries of $50,000 or more. The Real Reason New College Grads Can’t Get Hired. It’s because college kids today can’t do math, one line of reasoning goes.

The Real Reason New College Grads Can’t Get Hired

Or they don’t know science. Or they’re clueless about technology, aside from their myriad social-media profiles. These are all good theories, but the problem with the unemployability of these young adults goes way beyond a lack of STEM skills. As it turns out, they can’t even show up on time in a button-down shirt and organize a team project. The technical term for navigating a workplace effectively might be soft skills, but employers are facing some hard facts: the entry-level candidates who are on tap to join the ranks of full-time work are clueless about the fundamentals of office life. These Are The Biggest Skills That New Graduates Lack. Managers and employees don’t always see eye to eye.

These Are The Biggest Skills That New Graduates Lack

Fast Company uncovered a wide gap in the way each group thinks about business culture and their radically different ideas about work-life balance. But there’s another disconnect brewing, and this one is between managers and the newest members of the workforce: college graduates.