I've noticed some stuff in resumes and cover letters that really turns me off. I remember how awful my own job applications were when I was starting out, and thought maybe a little note to potential applicants would be helpful. Please note: Editors and hiring managers are all different, and what I consider a turnoff may be appreciated by someone else. So this is just for me and The Outline, specifically the editorial team. Don't be self-deprecating in your cover letter. This is a very bad look.
Within the last day, you may have seen a new meme involving the Grim Reaper-the skeleton in a black coat and hood representing the personification of death across cultures. It may be too early to tell, but we're calling it now that the Grim Reaper is going to be the best meme of the year.
"Hacking a single election machine isn't too hard - at least if you're a computer expert with access to the control panel of the voting machine for a reasonable amount of time and aren't too bothered about being caught later," said Matt Tait, a UK-based cybersecurity consultant.