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Why Volunteer for STC-PSC?

The Puget Sound Chapter of STC depends on the service and commitment of our volunteers. As a volunteer, there are many benefits you can take advantage of. Here are just some of them: Gain work experience and in some cases receive a reference for your work. Advance your career and become more marketable in the job market. […]

Some Best Practices When Writing Help Documentation

If you are planning to create online help documentation and want to make sure you end up with one that is truly helpful, here are three best practices you can follow to make sure it is: Tailor it to users who have with varying skill sets and goals. Review, test, and update it for accuracy. […]

When Is Writing Not Enough?

Written by Michael Benavidez I’ve participated in a wide variety of technical writing courses, seminars, and presentations as a way to break into the industry. The speakers I’ve heard come from diverse backgrounds and experiences, but one common subject is that of change. Technical writer jobs today are not the same as they were ten or even […]