Room 42 is where practitioners and academics meet to share knowledge about breaking research. In this episode, Saul Carliner discusses techniques and strategies to relieve career anxiety for technical and professional communicators who want to stay competitive.

Season 1, Episode 20 | 42 min

Listen on Apple podcasts  Listen on Google podcasts  Listen on Spotify  Listen on Stitcher Listen on Amazon music Listen on Castos Transcript

If history is any indicator of the future then it stands to reason that the employment environment will continue to change. Sometimes drastically.

In this episode of Room 42, we have a candid conversation about techniques and strategies that can help relieve career anxiety. We’ll touch on factors affecting commerce and how those changes will impact your future employability. We will talk about the skills and credentials you will want to acquire in order to stay competitive into the future.

Saul Carliner is a professor of educational technology at Concordia University in Montreal, where his teaching and research focus on the design of instructional and informational materials (especially in emerging media), the management of groups that produce these materials, and related issues of policy and professionalism. He has received research funding from SSHRC, Entente Canada-Quebec, Canadian Council on Learning, Society for Technical Communication, and Hong Kong University Grants Council. Also an industry consultant, Carliner has provided strategic consultation in organizational design, program evaluation, and effective instructional and informational design.

Among his over 250-plus publications are the upcoming Career Anxiety: Guidance for Tough Times (with Margaret Driscoll and Yvonne Thayer), the best-selling Training Design Basics, award-winning Informal Learning Basics, numerous book chapters, articles, and op-eds and over 50 peer-reviewed publications. He has appeared on CNBC Asia, CTV Montreal, Global National, Globe and Mail, Jerusalem Post, Les Affaires, Montreal Gazette, and the Wall Street Journal. He is vice-president of the Canadian Network for Innovation in Education (CNIE), Fellow and past board member of the Institute for Performance and Learning, past Research Fellow of the Association for Talent Development, and Fellow and past international president of the Society for Technical Communication.

Saul's Books:

You might also be interested in...

Techniques for keeping up in your profession

Panel: Yvonne Wade-Sanchez, Andrew Davis, Max Hoffmann, Richard Mateosian, Liz Fraley

Soft Skills: The Missing Ingredient to Career Success

Jack Molisani, Prospring Staffing and Lavacon

Note: When you purchase something after clicking links in our articles, we may earn a small commission. Read our affiliate link policy for more details.

Filed under: Room 42

Key concepts:

%d bloggers like this: