• Why LinkedIn Endorsements Don’t Matter and Recommendations Do

    by Michelle Hutchinson Image source: http://ow.ly/ePxFQ LinkedIn has let you list skills on your profile for a while. But only recently have they allowed contacts to endorse you for those skills. When the endorsement feature first showed up, I was troubled by it, since the recommendation feature has existed for some time and I knew […]

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  • ABC News Says Spelling Errors Hurt Sales

    by Michelle Hutchinson Image source: Michael Gil, http://ow.ly/egYsj What do you do when you’re a new dad and your old sports car doesn’t accommodate your baby’s car seat? You try to sell the vehicle, of course, so you can buy one more suitable to your growing family. However, ABC News recently reported that among other […]

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  • Parenting Sometimes Means Changing the Rules

    by Michelle Hutchinson Image source: Lisa Schaffer, http://ow.ly/e8ee2 Parenting is tough, no doubt about it. We set boundaries for our children and make rules for them too, but sometimes those rules need to be adjusted a bit. That point hit home when my son was a toddler and we had taught him that it was […]

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Michelle Hutchinson, Wordhelper

Michelle Hutchinson, Wordhelper

I've never been one to follow conventional wisdom—at least when it doesn't make sense to me—and I'm not about to start now. Conventional wisdom says to limit your blog to one topic (e.g., writing) or to related topics (e.g., writing, reading, publishing), but my interests are too diverse.

While a good deal of this blog will be devoted to writing, editing, and resumes, I'll also explore topics in health, science, education, and a smattering of other areas. After all, I'm not only an editor and writer, but I am or have been a dentist, teacher, naval officer, environmental researcher, wife, parent, and pet owner.

I hope you'll take some time to provide comments on the posts.

The medical and health content on this blog is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice.

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