Create a Killer Portfolio!
Most people think a portfolio is just a collection of samples of
their work—not true! Find out what a portfolio
really is and
how to use one to and land that dream job or contract!
PDF or HTML format.
Need to hire a technical writer? what to look for when trying to find a competent
will be so you can stay current and increase your marketability?
Want to know what the
Need to reduce tech support costs? why customers call tech
Read Jack Molisani's article on
support and what tech writers can do to reduce those calls.
Not getting enough interviews or offers? The Top 10 Mistakes
Read Jack Molisani's presentation on
People Make When Looking for Work.
Independent Contractor or Temporary Employee? 20 rules the
Are you an independent contractor or temporary employee?
Read the Smallbusiness.com article on the
IRS uses to determine your status. Or get the data
straight from the horse's mouth at the IRS website.
Want to break into technical writing? PDF or HTML format.
See the slides from Jack Molisani's "Jumpstart Your Tech Comm Career" presentation in
Looking for a new tech comm job?five tips for finding work as a technical communicator.
(Click on the title for more information or to order the book.)
Nimble Documentation: The Practical Guide for World-Class Organizations
by Adrienne Escoe.The Practical Guide to People-Friendly Documentation by
Adrienne EscoeFrameMaker for Dummies by Sarah O'Keefe, Sarah O'Keffe, John Warnock
A Practical Guide to Usability Testing by Jospeh Dumas and Janice Redish.
Visual Language: Global Communication for the 21st Century by Robert E. HornThe Non-Designer's Type Book
Insights and Techniques for Creating Professional-Level Type by Robin WilliamsThe Non-Designer's Scan and Print Book: All
You Need to Know about Production and Prepress to Get Great-Looking Pages by Sandee Cohen and Robin Williams The Chicago Manual of Style: The
Essential Guide for Writers, Editors, and Publishers
Strunk & White's Elements of Style
Human Factors for Technical Communicators by Marlana Coe
Handbook of Indexing Techniques: A Guide for Beginning Indexers by Linda Fetters The Art of Indexing by Larry BonuraAdobe FrameMaker 5.5 Classroom in a BookNewton's Telecom Dictionary 15th Edtion by Harry Newton Managing Your Documentation Projects by Joann HackosThe Microsoft Manual of Style for Technical Publications
Standards for Online Communication by Joann Hackos and Dawn StevensMacMillan Dictionary for Students
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