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Where’s my office? At my keyboard in different places

  An alternate version of this article was published in the Off Hours column in the April 2015 edition of the Society for Technical (STC) magazine Intercom. By Barrie Byron, STC Associate Fellow My commute to work is either very short or very long. On my short commutes, I embrace much gratitude as I stroll … Continue reading

Crafting your student and new graduate profile on LinkedIn

Your LinkedIn profile is your interactive business card. Why wait until you are looking for an internship? Dig your well before you are thirsty.¬†Install the LinkedIn app on your smart phone and start building your network today. Consult the official LinkedIn resource for students, see Grads.LinkedIn.com. Reference additional credible sources for LinkedIn profile tips for … Continue reading

Enhance your writing career by improving your verbal communication skills

I presented this session at our STC Philadelphia Metro Chapter in March 2010 and at the STC 57th annual international Summit in Dallas, Texas in May 2010.

The enthusiasm for technical communicators to learn more soft skills is inspiring. Continue reading

Working from home: resources, articles

Links and resources for home-based workers. OTTO (other than traditional office). Continue reading

Microsoft Help 3.0 for Visual Studio 10

Microsoft Help 3.0, Help Library Manager Continue reading

Topic-based and structured authoring workshop summary

Lessons learned from Neil Perlin’s Topic-based and structured authoring STC workshop on Mar 24, 2010. Continue reading

‘Twas the Night Before a Technical Christmas

‘Twas the Night Before a Technical Christmas: a humorous rendition of ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas as rendered nearly unintelligible by a technical writer for a firm that does Government contracting. Continue reading

U.S. Dept. of Labor technical writer description

Links to online US Department of Labor technical writer descriptions. Continue reading

Online resource list of writing and style guides for MLA, APA, Chicago, and CSE

Link to resource pages created for students to view different styles, university tutorials, and free work-cited style generators. Continue reading

University & College Designers Association (UCDA) online style guides

Link to UCDA list of online style guides. Continue reading