Julie Clarke

Julie Clarke has an extensive background in computers and computer software, having spent a large part of her working career programming, developing, and maintaining computer software and hardware of all types. Currently responsible for online non-credit programming for Vancouver Island University in British Columbia, Canada, she has also coordinated and taught in the online Technical Communication Certificate program since its inception.

Currently responsible for online non-credit programming for Vancouver Island University in British Columbia, Canada, she has also coordinated and taught in the online Technical Communication Certificate program since its inception. With a Masters in Business from the University of Toronto, she is in touch with both the day-to-day functioning of a wide variety of computer software as well as the large picture of how software can be an invaluable tool.

Minute Bytes: How to Do Amazing Things with Adobe Acrobat

Adding bookmarks to PDF documents is key for improving the user experience with your documentation and your product. Minute Bytes' Julie Clarke demonstrates some surprisingly easy shortcuts that technical writers can use to add bookmarks to PDF documents in this 3.5 minutes how-to video. Continue reading ...

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Network Your Way to a Paycheck

If you’re a student or a recent grad, you may believe that you don’t know anyone who can help you get into the workplace. However, even as a student in an online course, you can take advantage of relationships built in the online classroom to get your foot in the door for good technical communications positions. Continue reading ...

This IS Your Dream Job!

Here are two questions to ask yourself: 1) when are you most content? (Not ‘happy’ per se, since happy moments are fleeting. 2) Does contentment ever happen for you during the workday? The average American worker spends 2080 hours per year on paid work. Over 30 years, that adds up to 62,400 hours. That’s a […] Continue reading ...