Recap: SIGDOC 2020 Conference

Recap: SIGDOC 2020 Conference

In October 2020, the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Special Interest Group Design of Communication (SIGDOC) held its 38th annual conference. But as with most conferences this year, the format was virtual, which means that you can still participate in the...

Why You Should Submit to the Competitions

Based on the judges’ feedback, our team was able to identify areas of improvement, as well as areas that demonstrate we currently implement information development best practices. We shared the results with our management team, who continue to support documentation....

Why You Should Judge in the Competitions

Want to learn more about judging in STC Carolina’s annual competition? Join us for an online informational session on Thursday, October 7th, 2021 from noon – 12:45 p.m. Click here to register!   Editor’s note: This blog was originally written by...
Recap Part II: Portfolio 101 Panel

Recap Part II: Portfolio 101 Panel

The next session in the Portfolio 101 workshop was a roundtable discussion with Alexandra Dermigny, Catherine Sprankle, Lois Shank, and Tony Russo who discussed what makes an outstanding portfolio in their respective industries. Panel speakers:  Alex Dermingy...
Recap Part II: Portfolio 101 Panel

Recap Part I: Portfolio 101 Workshop

Technical writer positions are being advertised even amidst the pandemic. You’ll see postings for full-time positions, internships, contractual, and freelance roles across various industries. Many employers are now asking for writing portfolios before even inviting...