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Technical recruiters and why I love them

Before we were all online all the time, knowing a trusted technical talent acquisition professional was like having the key to the treasure chest. It’s not who you know, it’s who I know. When I enabled the #OpenToWork feature on LinkedIn, I discovered genuinely wonderful talent acquisition professionals. My best interactions were messages that showed … Continue reading

Where to find technical communication talent

I like to connect industry professionals with people that they want to know. This updated blog post is inspired by the frequent incoming emails from recruiters and hiring managers that are looking for technical communication talent. I often receive  requests like “How can I reach qualified technical communication candidates for this job?” and “Do you know … Continue reading

Tech comm job search resources

On a regular basis, industry peers, friends, and their friends ask me “do you know of a technical writing job?” or “is your company hiring?” or “can you give me some job search tips?” From many years of answering these questions, I’ve maintained this work-in-progress tech comm job search resources blog post¬†that I first published … Continue reading

So, you want to go to a tech comm conference?

I am an Associate Fellow and active member and volunteer in the Society for Technical Communication (STC). I participate in chapter-level programs as a speaker, organizer, and meeting attendee. I am happily serving in two volunteer leadership roles at the international level. This participation keeps me well-connected in the technical communication industry, especially with my … Continue reading

Writing skills are essential to your success: online resources

The ability to write clear, correct English is an essential skill. From the many online resources that are available, I recommend the following sites and email subscriptions. Daily writing tips and grammar blogs I enjoy my¬†email subscription to Daily Writing Tips for an easy-to-consume daily dose of grammar, spelling, punctuation, or vocabulary tips. I also … Continue reading

Working from home: resources, articles

Links and resources for home-based workers. OTTO (other than traditional office). Continue reading

Are you digitally distinct? Check your online identity

Successful use of social media requires that you are digitally distinct. Search for your name and learn how to read the results. Continue reading