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4 Reasons to Hire a Professional Editor

Pressing “Send” can be the hardest part of writing. After days, weeks, maybe even months or years of work, you are finally just about finished … But wait! Is it really ready to go? Will readers fully understand what you’re trying to say? Will your boss wonder what you’ve been doing with your time? Will

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Vector TalentMEDIA is now TalentMEDIA Services

TalentMEDIA—the publishing and communications arm of Vector Talent Resources—is excited to announce that we will be stepping out on our own as a new company, TalentMEDIA Services! In January 2017, we joined Vector when CEO Marc Berman decided to expand the company’s high-end staffing and placement offerings by acquiring the staffing and outsourcing components of

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Happy 2021!

We are now well into a new year and things are starting to look a little more positive. January finally came after what seemed like the longest 2020 ever. Now February has come and gone. We celebrated Valentine’s day with our loved ones and probably treasured them a little more this year. Now it’s March,

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Subject Matter Experts Need Language Experts

As an editor, when I saw the headline “Research Papers Are Becoming Less Readable,” I thought, “I knew it!” and had to click the link. It led to a posting by the U.K. Royal Society of Chemistry that cited a study of abstracts of more than half a million papers published in scientific journals over

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GETTING READY FOR A SUMMER VACATION?

With social distancing and face-covering guidelines still in place, summer vacations are likely going to look a little different. But one thing will remain the same: At some point we all need a break. Whether it’s a staycation to enjoy some local hiking trails or a socially distanced trip to the beach, however you decide

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Holiday Cookies

Wow! It’s hard to believe that the 2019 holiday season is already here. No matter what holiday you celebrate, the one thing that most people love are cookies. They can be anything from an easy chocolate chip recipe you found on the package of chocolate chips, a homemade recipe passed down from generations, one you

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Planning Your Summer Vacation

It’s nearly mid-June, and by now you’re probably counting down the days until your summer vacation. Whether you are having a “staycation” at home or getting away—to the beach, the park, or some exotic, faraway locale—somehow your job still has to get done. A recent Glassdoor article noted that two in three employees report working while

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Best Practices: Social Media for Business

It is no secret that social media use is at an all-time high today: in early 2015, more than half of all Americans were reported to have a Facebook account and 54 percent of all Facebook users commonly access the site on a mobile device. With this uptick in personal social media use, it was

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Tackling To-Do Lists When You’re Overwhelmed

Is it just me, or was January a year long, February a week long, and now March just feels like a blur of wanting it to be spring already? So far, 2019 has felt like a growing to-do list that never has items checked off. If I’m being really honest, though, of course things are

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The 2019 Pantone Color of the Year

Each year, I’m curious to see which color Pantone picks as its Color of the Year. Colors surround us; they can even influence some of our day-to-day choices without us realizing. Each year, a few colors, for whatever reason—maybe because of popular fashion, TV commercials, or home products—become more popular than others. The 2019 Pantone

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