Technical writing is a skill that will not only help you to better understand a software or system that you are working with, but also will help you to build credibility before others in an organization, especially as a knowledge expert regarding the topic or areas you are covering in your documentation. Here are ten […]
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Single-source publishing, Rich Media, Cloud-based Collaboration and accessible XML publishing are just four of the significant capabilities that Adobe’s Technical Communication Suite 3 brings to multilingual projects. This powerful suite (often referred to as TCS3 or Tech Comm Suite) combines three of the more popular products for technical communications: FrameMaker 10, RoboHelp 9 and Captivate […]
The U.S. Dept. of Labor’s “Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2002-03 Edition, Writers and Editors”, is recommended reading for those considering technical writing as a profession.
Some of the main points highlighted in the handbook make interesting reading:
Whether you’re currently writing professionally or still looking to break into the field, formal writing courses can help you hone your skills. If you don’t have the money or the time for campus-based courses, there are plenty of universities that offer free writing courses online.
1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (mit.edu)
Writing and Reading Short Stories
Writing and […]
Do you want to write steps for people to follow that will help them perform tasks easily? Do you need to write clearly and precisely so that readers won’t become confused by your instructions and perform the task incorrectly? It is not hard to do and your readers will thank you.
Write an introduction explaining what the […]
You must be tech savvy, creative, organised and have the ability to explain technical concepts to have a successful career as a tech writer.
DID you know that every time a new product is launched, the job prospect of a tech writer goes up? After all, what purpose will a software or a product serve without […]
Out of the box – book from adrian333 on Vimeo.
According to Vitamin Design:
These books actually contain the phone. Each page reveals the elements of the phone in the right order, helping the user to set up the sim card, the battery and even slide the case onto the phone. The second book is the main […]
Sunday, May 16, 2010
CareerCast.com, a popular job search portal, which has released its annual list of the best and worst jobs. It doesn’t focus exclusively on paychecks and it doesn’t give a hoot about prestige. In determining the best careers, CareerCast.com looks at five factors:
As you’ll see from the list, the best jobs aren’t […]