22Dec2014

Grammar Infographic Shows Why Writing Skills Matter

Educational Article: Grammarly is an automated proofreader and your personal grammar coach. Correct up to 10 times more mistakes than popular word processors. I need this to reduce errors in my articles as much as possible.

Both book lovers and pedants can take comfort in the fact that their insistence on the proper use of to, too and two is, in fact, useful. In addition to the obvious benefit of providing readers with clarity, proper grammar can help workers in many non-writing fields land jobs. In an infographic that surveyed freelancers’ work and personal profiles, Grammarly revealed that there is a strong correlation (although not necessarily causation) between writing skills, hireability and pay. In other revelatory news: Books are good!

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The infographic also breaks down which professionals are more likely to commit grammatical no-no’s, citing IT and finance as the biggest offenders. Engineers and manufacturers who made fewer than 10 grammatical errors in their freelancing materials could earn up to twice as much per hour than those who made more than 30 — same goes for those working in finance, sales and legal professions.  Article extracted from: Huffington Post

Check out the entire infographic:

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