Some factors to consider: I work as an independent contractor so that I can make more money than I would as an employee not less.
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Never mind what words they actually wrote, whether they used printing or cursive is Everything. Cranked Up to Eleven in China, where bad handwriting can cost you your job, and more.
Chinese writing is exceedingly complex given its ideographic nature so sloppy handwriting can actually make reading Chinese impossible. To us in the West, however, with our very simple phonetic alphabets, this seems ridiculous.
It's pretty serious business in Japan as well, to the point where a Japanese teacher, without seeing the actual action of writing taking place, knew the stroke order for a character was wrong.
Although western alphabets aren't phonetic, but yeah, closer than the Chinese alphabet anyway. As you can see, Phonetics is Serious Business to all of the 26 people in the world whose field it is. Due to the importance of legibility, the first task required of anyone who wants to be a draftsman is to unlearn the "printing" form of handwriting that's been pounded into you since day one of K and re-learning a handwriting form designed engineered for maximum legibility with minimum effort required of the reader.
Weird Alwho studied to become an architect, says that this drilling is so intense that he can still write in this distinct style despite not having done any design work in decades.
The importance of "printing" handwriting in fact Caroline minuscule is mostly an American trope, as it's not used in Europe beyond the very first years of schooling where children get accustomed to letters in general. Hence the diverse news from the US regarding letting cursive go were often received as reinforcing the Eagleland stereotype.
This being said, it's especially ironic as the Caroline minuscule was invented under king Charlemagne as a way to counter the Merovingian cursive in fact a variation of the Roman cursive that became absolutely unreadable.
It degenerated with time into the various Gothic handwritings the Caroline being brought back to life during the Renaissance by typographers, who were thinking quite wrongfully that it was the authentic Roman handwriting, to become our modern printing characters.
More generally, there are people in any workplace for whom the work itself is Serious Business. This tends to go with regarding one's career as a deeply serious matter too and is a prime source of humour on The Apprentice the British version at least - contestants who make out that their unremarkable junior management positions were the equivalent of founding Google or Microsoft.
On the subject of Grade school, some have yearly climatic tests that are hyped up as THE defining assignment you will ever take. It's taken so seriously that whole weeks are dedicated to those tests, often with a month or more of preparation alone beforehand and drastic measures are taken to prevent the slightest bit of cheating.
And God help you if you get caught doing so. Then, you leave grade school and go out into the real world and find out that all those tests wound up meaning nothing. The equivalent would be the hyping of the TER Tertiary Entrance Rank in Australia for Year 12s, even though all universities offer alternatives to TER entry for people seeing as the record of the score is only kept for a few years.
In Romania, GPA doesn't matter. The 8th grade is solely dedicated to preparing the student for THE Exam. You basically take a Math exam, only once in your life.
You most likely won't pay money for your high school and will get a job after graduation, all that.Fran Melmed is the founder of context, a communication and change management consulting firm. She spends her days performing communication audits for organizations and meeting with clients.
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Would you rather be an employee or an employer? You might be thinking which is better – to be an employee or an employer? There is a vast difference between the two, especially on how they make money. Elon Musk is famous for his futuristic gambles, but Silicon Valley’s latest rush to embrace artificial intelligence scares him.
And he thinks you should be frightened too. Saturday, October 25, [David Bernstein, 10/25/ PM]Straw Man Criticism: Blogging, and being involved in public debates more generally, leaves one open to criticism, and sometimes the critics even turn out to be right.
But in a couple of recent instances, bloggers have criticized arguments I never made, setting me up as a libertarian strawman.
In fact, the Housing Maintenance Code of Union 32B/J, the union that covers building workers such as superintendents, clearly states that in residential buildings of ten or more units, the super must live either on-site or within feet of the building.
A lot has happened. There are benefit to both. It also depends on the field you are working on and the type of career you have. There are people who leave high paying jobs to start their own business and become success. Personally, I’ve seen first hand the benefits of creating a business and the benefit of being an employee.