Category Archives: Career

Soft skills

This tweet definitely piqued my interest, as I am a firm believer in soft skills determining your success as much as (or more than!) the technical skills: Soft skills advice from design leaders http://t.co/zsuTqop5Qt — UIE (@UIE) February 2, 2015 … Continue reading

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STC Technical Communication Summit 2013

It’s that time of year again; it’s time for the STC Technical Communication Summit, which I still lovingly call the annual STC conference. Last year, I presented several different workshops, panel discussions, and presentations. I also contributed to a proceedings … Continue reading

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STC Technical Communication Summit 2012

As I mentioned in my last post, I will be presenting at the STC Technical Communication Summit 2012. As a preconference certificate course, I am presenting Technical Editing Fundamentals on Saturday and Sunday. I also am participating in a new … Continue reading

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Busy-ness

I have had three reminders come up in the past month to post to my blog here, each one dismissed or ignored in its own time. As I sat down this morning to write something, I found that I was … Continue reading

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Combating remoteness

I find myself musing this morning about being a remote technical editor.  Being a remote employee definitely has its challenges, but remoteness is definitely a part of working for an international company. About 5 years ago, I changed assignments and … Continue reading

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What do I call myself? What’s in a name?

What’s in a name? (Go ahead, finish the Shakespeare quote, all you English majors out there.) I ran across two blog posts recently, one from the personal blogs that I follow and one from the professional blogs that I follow, … Continue reading

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