Day: May 17, 2020

How you can unlock your future career with your writing skills

Is writing something you’ve always struggled with? Or does it come naturally to you?

Regardless of which camp you fall into, we could all benefit from working on our writing and language skills a little more. Especially if you want to excel in your career and take things to the next level.

Writing is an effective communication tool that we’re relying on more and more in this digitised world of ours. Can you successfully convey the tone of a formal email? Can you get your point across quickly and efficiently without wasting time or resources? Good writing and language skills can put you at the forefront of any job application or potential promotion, so read on for why good writing skills can unlock your future career.

You can build on your credibility

Being a reliable and trustworthy team member at work goes a long way. Sadly, when people indulge in

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Ground-breaking face masks for lip readers launched

A newly established Edinburgh firm Breathe Easy is producing the first face masks for the lip-reading community in Scotland.

Set up last month by city businessman Gavin McAdam to help in the fight against Covid-19, the company has been inundated with orders for their re-usable face coverings since trialling the first prototypes in early April this year.

Breathe Easy is currently manufacturing around 200 masks a day, with over 5000 having already been distributed for free to those in need around the Capital and beyond. Plans are being put in place to increase production in line with demand.

Gavin, who is fully funding the operation from his own pocket, took over rental of a tailoring workshop in Newington to complement his Corstorphine base and now has a staff of seven, including three full-time seamstresses to cope with the soaring demand – all adhering to the social distancing guidelines in the

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Fleming becomes senior editor of memberships at Adweek

Jameson Fleming

Jameson Fleming, the chief of staff at Adweek, is becoming the publication’s senior editor for memberships.

“I’ll be leading our strategy to build a stronger membership program from designing new members-only benefits, better newsletters and features that help readers discover more of our content,” he wrote on Twitter.

As chief of staff at Adweek, he focused on newsletters and audience development. He previously served as Adweek’s news editor and associate web editor. He also oversaw Adweek’s Super Bowl coverage.

Previously, Fleming worked for as a web editor and as a social media editor. He holds a broadcast journalism degree from Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Public Communications.

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