The Weekly Roundup for this week from around the web. The presence of robots is proliferating in factories, unemployment numbers are up across the country, and lots of great advice for small business owners.
Worried that your poor grammar skills might cost you a job? You’ll want to read this debate in the NYT about whether or not proper grammar is essential in the workforce.
Getting ready to self-publish your first book on the web? You might not want to bank on making money from it. “Most self-published books sell fewer than 100 or 150 copies. Find out more from this article.
Struggling with making social media work for your small business? Social media strategist Melinda Emerson explains how to use social media effectively.
Read how one seasonal business owner learned how to survive the off-season.
Under the new tenure system in NYC, more teachers have been denied tenure than they have in the past. Are you a teacher in NYC? Tell us what you think of this system as well as tenure, in general.
Robots are replacing human workers in the factory. Is there a downside? Share you thoughts.
Journalist Vicki Elmer writes that you shouldn’t be afraid to try again when it comes to applying for a job at the same organization.
Personal crises are a part of life. Forbes writer Jacquelyn Smith suggests how you can handle yourself at work if you’re going through a tumultuous period in your life.
A handy networking tip from Andy Ellwood who explains the advantage of bringing just 1 business card to networking events.
Women who want to accelerate their growth in the business world should read about these tips for doing so on Forbes.
Thinking about changing your career? Here are “4 Things to Consider When Contemplating a Major Career Change.”
Finally, if you have a boss that yells or writes you nasty emails and you’re not sure how to deal with it, check out this article from The Wall Street Journal.