Technology has played a pivotal role in business, education, and personal connections. One can now easily connect with international clients, find papers from academic sources in Taiwan, and maintain friendships with folks not seen for years. While these advances are fantastic, technology has wreaked havoc on our language skills. Unfortunately for those who are accustomed to ‘brb’ and ‘imho’ as standard and accepted methods of communication, poor use of language will equal lost career opportunities.
Having been in a management role for over three years, I can personally attest to language playing a role in hiring. Read more