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.
No one loves employment stats more than I do, and when I get to use those stats to create an infographic, you should all stand back because I might just explode from all the excitement. I used the 2010-2011 STC Salary Survey stats to create an infographic for a very good reason (not just because … Continue reading Texas Specific Stats from the STC 2010-2011 Salary Survey
Every so often, I encounter someone thinking about transitioning into techcomm, and I always get the same question: “Do I need a degree (advanced or otherwise) in Techcomm to be a technical communicator.” Here is the response I gave someone recently thinking of transition from Marketing/PR to Techcomm. Technical writing has been a fantastic career … Continue reading Do You Need a Techcomm Degree or Certification to Transition into Techcomm?
For those of you thinking of starting your own techcomm business, STC org is providing a live webinar titled Launching Your Tech Comm Business: The Company Perspective on Wednesday, Sept 5, 2012. Visit http://www.stc.org/education for complete details.
The Content Wrangler shared some great techcomm stats in his article titled [Infographic] Technical Communication Management Compensation and Career Outlook.
Published in the October issue of STC Tieline www.stc.org/stcmembers/salaryDatabase01.asp STC's 2007 Salary Database, which contains salary information for 2006 and 2007, is now available on the STC website. STC's Salary Database enables members to conduct more powerful job searches, make a strong case for a raise, or prepare department payroll budgets. And this year, the entire … Continue reading STC’s Salary Database
Coming Soon: STC Employment Issues Web Page by Dean Liscum, Employment Committee Manager We continue to have a steady stream of jobs flowing into the Now Hiring section of the employment forum. During September 2007, various recruiters and our tireless and well-connected volunteers Gary Foster and Elizabeth Navarro posted 23 job opportunities. In the coming months, … Continue reading Employment News
by Rick Sanchez, VP of Communication A post on the STC Houston Forum prompts additional consideration to title and salary issues that have ignited debate in the STC community. In the post, the author asks the community to consider providing their opinions regarding the “implication that employees can't be trusted as much as corporations in … Continue reading Editorial: What’s in a Title?