“Who is the audience for this project?” runs the risk of a smarty-pants response (“the user”). For a smart answer, take time to define and understand who is reading and using the information you develop.
In this TC Dojo session, we’ll talk about audience analysis: what it is, ways to do it, and how it adds value to projects.
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As content ninjas in a global environment, editors often get asked to improve content created by non-native English speakers. While it can be challenging to edit this type of content, knowing the common mistakes can help you be more efficient and effective. In this presentation, we will discuss the common mistakes and how to work more effectively with these authors.
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So many jobs hinge on the interview. Learn what to do, and what not to do, in both phone and in-person interviews for technical communications jobs. From seemingly innocuous questions, to group interviews, to memorable ways to impress and guaranteed ways to bomb. Andrew will share the insights you need to dispel the butterflies and start bidding wars. Continue reading “Acing Your Interview”