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
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
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!
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
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
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.”
If you’re looking for a way to increase your professional visibility, please note that STC Houston is looking for a Corporate Sponsorship Manager and Historian. Corporate Sponsorship Manager Responsibilities include: Manager and recruit committee members Develop and maintain a list of potential corporate sponsors Create and maintain a package of information for potential corporate sponsors (sponsors … Continue reading Increase Your Professional Visibility
OnlineCollege.org explains why technical writing is the job of tomorrow | http://www.onlinecollege.org/jobs/technology/technical-write.