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How to Be an Amazing Tech Comm Job Applicant: Tips from a Tech Comm Hiring Manager

Written by Richard Rabil, Jr. on March 30, 2018

So what are the qualities that an amazing technical communication job applicant should exhibit? That was the burning question on my mind when I became an interim hiring manager a few years ago. Based on my experience, I’ve written some practical tips for how technical communication job seekers can shine in four key areas.

STC-Philadelphia Metro Chapter Hosts CONDUIT 2018

Written by TechWhirl Tech Comm News on March 21, 2018

CONDUIT 2018, the  STC-PMC Mid-Atlantic TechComm Conference, takes place April 6-7, 2018 at the Giant Conference Center in Willow Grove, Pennsylvania.

CyberText Newsletter: This Blog Rises to the Top (from Down Under)

Written by Craig Cardimon on February 26, 2018

CyberText is presented simply, without a lot of glitz or glam, but packed full of good information. I added this blog to my feed reader under Technical Writing, and I check it fairly regularly.

STC Elections 2018: An Interview with VP Candidate Pam Estes Brewer, PhD

Written by Connie Giordano on February 21, 2018

I strongly believe that increasing collaborative research, particularly on metrics that measure the value of skilled tech comm to organizations; increasing global connections; and improving intra-organizational communication, will result in a steady rise in value and number of members.

STC Elections 2018: An Interview with VP Candidate Ben Woelk

Written by Connie Giordano on February 21, 2018

While embracing these changing demographics, we need to increase engagement by providing a compelling story of the role of technical communication in the marketplace and industry and to make sure that we’re sustainable structurally.

Respect: Users’ Advocates Define It, Earn It, Keep It

Written by Phil Davis on January 24, 2018

In an “engineer-driven company”, is there room for anyone else? With all those superstar engineers, where do the tech writers fit in? Most importantly, what enables a tech writer to function effectively in such an organization?

Review: Tom Johnson’s “I’d Rather Be Writing” Website

Written by Craig Cardimon on December 28, 2017

I’d Rather Be Writing remains a fantastic resource for new and seasoned technical writers. I bookmarked his site long ago, and visit it whenever I need a refresher or an introduction to topics around the career I love.

UptoWork Content: Review Your Online Presence BEFORE Recruiters Do

Written by Craig Cardimon on November 30, 2017

I write these articles to help people get unstuck in their jobs or careers — to dispel that drowsiness — and my October column struck a chord with Victoria Sawtell, the Community Manager of Uptowork.com. Sawtell invited me to look through one of her site’s articles and review it for one of my columns.

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