putting the FAN in evangelism – spreading your messages by daring to share what you are a FAN of
If you work in recruitment and you are trying to attract good talent, I suggest you don’t let mistakes like this slip through:
“To be sucessful in this position, you will hold relavent tertiary qualifications.”
What sort of impression do you think that error-riddled writing makes?
I understand that recruitment has been hit hard and disrupted by LinkedIn and other ways people advertise for and apply for jobs. The recruitment industry has suffered severe cost-slashing – and those who still have jobs are seriously overworked.
Still, in my professional opinion, organisations need to have some quality control (simple and efficient) to avoid credibility-eroding clusters of mistakes – as in the sentence above.
I recently worked in a busy TV newsroom and, as a result, I understand that mistakes WILL slip through in fast-paced news. The same problem affects most businesses these days as businesses pump out more and more written messages. Before the newsroom stint, I helped recruitment agencies be aware of how and why credibility-eroding mistakes slip through.
Here are 3 (of many) practical and easy tips – how YOU can reduce mistakes slipping through:
I have plenty of other ‘relavent’ tips if you’d like further help to help you be ‘sucessul’ in reducing errors in your writing.