COVID-19 hit the world hard and changed the way we do business. Supply chains were disrupted across every industry and in every country. With supply shortages and changing consumer demands, many companies were struggling to reduce revenue loss. Companies are now re-evaluating their supply chains in order to adapt to a coming post-pandemic world.
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Most brides already have an idea of what they want their dream wedding to be like; that doesn’t mean the special day has to break the budget to be absolutely perfect. No matter where you plan to get married, what kind of dress you have your eye on, or how many people you plan to invite—there are some great deals to be had on everything from your wedding dress and food to entertainment and even the wedding venue.
The issue I see most often in student writing is the use of a pronoun which does not refer to one specific noun.
To review, a pronoun is a word used to take the place of a noun and should refer to one unmistakable noun preceding it. This noun is called the pronoun’s antecedent. Unfortunately, it is very easy to create a sentence that uses a pronoun without a clear antecedent.
Take a look at this example:
“After putting the disk in the cabinet, Mabel sold it.”
Many students struggle to provide effective feedback to each other, resulting in wasted effort, confusion, and more. Read on for tips on how to be a great peer reviewer and turn a stressful task into a worthwhile one.
There's no denying that COVID-19 transformed the work world. Early lockdowns hastened what some experts predicted years ago: a shift towards mobile work with a greater share of employees choosing to log in from the comfort of home. Since then, employers have been surprised to discover that professionals can be just as productive from afar—and that communicating on a remote basis is not nearly as inconvenient as expected.
A unique concept is an essential element to any food and beverage marketing plan and great leaders won't go further with their restaurant plans until they have that key element in place. While good food and service are, of course, important, an interesting restaurant concept can bring patrons to your door and cause them to choose your eatery over the hundreds of other establishments vying for their business. A unique concept can also help attract top team members to your restaurant. Employees like an enjoyable workplace where they can be around creativity.
You love all things fashion but also pride yourself on your leadership and communication skills. Why not bring your talents and interests together to form a promising career?
As a fashion merchandiser, you will enjoy the ability to shape retail, marketing, and many other facets of an exciting, fast-paced industry. First, however, you'll want to get trained at a respected college. The right fashion merchandising program will prepare you for the many challenges present within this dynamic field.
As the writing specialist for Johnson & Wales University’s College of Online Education, it is my job to help students to improve their writing skills. Today, I bring you a common grammatical quandary—what to do with a singular indefinite pronoun.
Let’s review. A pronoun is a word that can function by itself as a noun phrase (e.g. I, you, he, they, it). An indefinite pronoun is a pronoun that does not refer to any person, amount, or thing in particular.
There are many ways to update skills or learn new skills. If you are unsure how to proceed, ask yourself: What do I need, or want, to learn; how much time am I able to invest; and how much money will I need to spend? If you have multiple needs or interests, determine which are most pressing and which are long-term educational goals. Then, consider how you can effectively meet your needs, in terms of educational requirements, and the time and money you can afford to invest. You might sharpen some of your skills with a little time and/or money.