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Check out some of our past blog posts and recordings from past events!

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...

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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...

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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...

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Event Recap: SpeedCon 2020

From home offices, kitchen tables, and guest rooms, around one hundred registered attendees joined SpeedCon, the annual conference hosted by NC State University’s Technical Communication Association (TCA). In compliance with current safety guidelines, the...

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Mentoring Meet ‘n Greet Recap

Transitioning to any new career can feel daunting. Often you run into the age old problem of how to gain experience before landing your first job, or maybe you are new to the area and just don’t know where to begin. For those of us transitioning to a career in...

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