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How to get invited to that cool new project

Room 42 is where practitioners and academics meet to share knowledge about breaking research. In this episode, Jack Labriola, Kennesaw State University, explains how to help colleagues in different disciplines see the importance of technical communication and user experience and…

Job Search 2.0: Artificial Intelligence Impact in Candidate Pre-Screening

Room 42 is where practitioners and academics meet to share knowledge about breaking research. In this episode, Huiling Ding explains the impact of AI tools on job application materials and strategies Season 1, Episode 17 | 47 min https://episodes.castos.com/5f0873f9f1ecc0-61906007/2021-03-03-Ding.m4a        …

How to Increase Diversity in the Field of Technical and Professional Communications

Room 42 is where practitioners and academics meet to share knowledge about breaking research. In this episode, Chris Dayley explains how increasing diversity in the field helps technical communication as a profession. Season 1, Episode 15 | 45 min https://episodes.castos.com/5f0873f9f1ecc0-61906007/r42-dayley.m4a…

How Practitioners Can Get Published And Ignite Change

Room 42 is where practitioners and academics meet to share knowledge about breaking research. In this episode, Pam Estes Brewer explains how practitioners can turn innovation in the field into publishable research than can build change and support career growth….

Advantages of Virtual Teaming Projects for Students, Organizations, and Educators

Project-based learning has long been a hallmark of technical communication academic programs. However, with advances in technology, globalization, and geographically dispersed workforces, students must also learn how to conduct projects as members of virtual teams. This session will explore the…

Building and Sustaining A TechComm Career

Want to learn what it takes to work – and thrive – in your career? We’ve got a presentation for that! Come hear strategies that have helped guide a 45-year career that even a pandemic can’t slow down.   John has worked for…

Remote For The Win!

Remote work has become the norm during the global health crisis and it isn’t going away any time soon. Many companies are discovering productivity increases even with their staff out of the office and are beginning to announce to their…

Soft Skills: The Missing Ingredient to Career Success

Content Audits and Chat Bots and IoT, oh my! Tech comm has always been a field in which we plan for output channels that don’t even exist. But it seems like our authoring tools and technology are evolving faster than…