"Tips: How To Stay Relevant in the 2022 Job Search," presented by Rebecca Castillo, Account Manager & Recruiter at Clearpoint. The beginning of the new year is a perfect opportunity to evaluate your personal job search strategy. Even in a hot job market, jobs are found more frequently through networking. Job seekers should make the … Continue reading How To Stay Relevant in the 2022 Job Search – January 11 Program Meeting
Get that Interview! How to Beat the Dreaded Applicant Tracking System
Have you ever applied for a job via a company’s website but never received an interview? Chances are you made one (or several) mistakes that kicked you out of the running. An applicant tracking system is a job application platform that uses artificial intelligence to rank how well it “thinks” you match the job for … Continue reading Get that Interview! How to Beat the Dreaded Applicant Tracking System
Grant Writer Needed for Gulf Coast Bird Observatory
The Gulf Coast Bird Observatory needs a part-time grant writer/technical writer. From Martin Hagne: "The work is contract based and part-time, with a past average of 32 hrs per month. That’s about 4.5 full days of work. However, we could certainly use someone that’s able to put in some more hours per month than that. … Continue reading Grant Writer Needed for Gulf Coast Bird Observatory
Feb 27 Program Meeting – Negotiation Skills: The Missing Ingredient in Content Career Success
With Guest Speaker Jack Molisani TechComm has always been a field in which we plan for output channels that don’t even exist yet, but it seems like authoring tools and technology are evolving faster the than technology we document. In this session, I’m not going to talk about the latest tools you need to learn … Continue reading Feb 27 Program Meeting – Negotiation Skills: The Missing Ingredient in Content Career Success
UPDATED: Be The Captain of Your Career VIRTUAL Workshop!
UPDATE: Jack generously offered to share his slides from the workshop with us.The 10 Most Common Mistakes Tech Writers Make When Looking for WorkExpanding Your Sphere of Influence (And Your Income)Job Hunting Secrets That Might Surprise YouPortfolios and Interview StrategiesTo listen to the recording of the workshop, click here.Thanks, Jack!-----Good News! We have made our … Continue reading UPDATED: Be The Captain of Your Career VIRTUAL Workshop!
Creativity and Career: A Sweet Combo!
Wonder what you can do to spice up your job and your career? How can you creatively figure out what you really want and where your passion lies? Are you in love with technical communication but get frustrated by your abilities to make the most of your career? Come to this interactive workshop and discussion … Continue reading Creativity and Career: A Sweet Combo!
From Ann Blankenship, STC memberThe job of medical scribe requires knowledge of medical terminology and might be a way for a technical writer to enter medical writing. Even though, based on preliminary web research, the most desired scribes are medical students, a technical writer that is well versed in medical terminology might be able to … Continue reading Medical Scribes
How to Get on the Job Training Before You Get on the Job
I can’t tell you the number of times I’ve been asked by graduates or individuals looking to transition into TechComm about how to get that first TechComm job. My answer is always the same: “Experience.” Predictably, the next question is always, “How do I get experience if no one will hire me because I have … Continue reading How to Get on the Job Training Before You Get on the Job
Starting Your Own Business Virtual Conference on April 16-18
STC is hosting a virtual conference for future business startups and freelancers. “This unique, three-day online event will include presentations on all aspects of starting your own business or freelancing shop.”