Editing Tips: Chronological, Functional and Combination Resumes and CVs

2 weeks ago / by David Standen
Editing Tips: Chronological, Functional and Combination Resumes and CVs
As a freelance proofreader, you may be asked to check many resumes and CVs. But these documents come in many types, so it is worth knowing how they work so you can edit them effectively. Here, then, we’re going to look at the three most common types of resume: Chronological…
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Proofreading Resources: Style Guides for Business Writing

1 month ago / by David Standen
Proofreading Resources: Style Guides for Business Writing
Style guides are vital resources for proofreaders and editors. But the best style guide to use may depend on the type of writing at hand. So, which style guides are best for business writing? Here, we’re going to look at some examples, including: The Associated Press Stylebook The Chicago Manual…
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Proofreading Tips: A Quick Guide to Canadian English

2 months ago / by David Standen
Proofreading Tips: A Quick Guide to Canadian English
Canadian English combines aspects of both American and British English, as well as having its own purely Canadian terminology and usage. We’ve put together a quick guide to Canadian English for proofreaders to highlight general guidelines for working with this dialect. Canadian English Spelling Canadian English usually follows British spelling…
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Proofreading Tips: Plagiarism and Copyright in Creative Writing

2 months ago / by David Standen
Proofreading Tips: Plagiarism and Copyright in Creative Writing
Plagiarism in creative writing is harder to identify than, say, academic plagiarism. Despite this, proofreaders may want to look out for potential plagiarism and copyright issues in creative writing. To help you navigate these muddy waters, we’ve prepared a quick guide to the basics. What Is Plagiarism in Creative Writing?…
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