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Ten Great Technical Writing Tips

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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Learn Technical Communication Suite from TechTotal

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 […]

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Employment Opportunities

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:

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10 Universities Offering Writing Courses

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 […]

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How to Write Instructions Clearly?

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.

Instruc­tions

Write an intro­duc­tion explain­ing what the […]

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An article on Technical Writing recently published in Saakshi Newspaper

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Technical Writing: Get paid to simplify jargon!

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 […]

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An innovative approach for a user manual from Samsung

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 […]

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15 Best and Worst Jobs of 2010

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:

Income
Hir­ing out­look
Stress
Work­ing envi­ron­ment
Phys­i­cal demands

As you’ll see from the list, the best jobs aren’t […]

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Microsoft Office Word 2007 & 2010 Comparison

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