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© Ugur Akinci McDonald’s serves food to 68 million customers every day through 36,000 stores in 120 countries. Which means the typo you see in the title photo is viewed by millions of English-speaking customers every day. The first time I discovered the typo it must have been in January of this year (2017). I […]
© Ugur Akinci Location is important in finding a job as a technical writer in the hi-tech sector. No doubt about that. If you’re living in one of the following metropolitan areas in the United States, it’ll be easier for you to find a hi-tech writing job in the software industry, web development and telecommunications: Austin and […]
© Ugur Akinci A full-fledged doctoral program that focuses exclusively on technical writing and communication is still a rare bird out in the market today. Here are the top 3 Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) programs in the United States on technical communication – the highest academic degree you can get as a technical writer and […]
© Ugur Akinci We are proud to offer yet another high-quality ONLINE VIDEO COURSE: Write a Great Research Paper for Success in School! In this course you will learn how to Think creatively and correctly about your research paper Brainstorm creatively Outline and structure the topic Select a variety of sources and conduct a research […]
© Ugur Akinci Just because technical writers are masters of procedural writing some people assume we have no idea what creative writing is all about. Nothing can be further than the truth. I for example, besides creating hundreds of technical documents and user guides within the last 16 years, have also written screenplays and poems for […]
There are many resources for finding an internship in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. STC WDCB Chapter’s Employment Resources page on the WDCB Jobs Board http://jobs.stcwdc.org/employment-resources/ now includes an Internships section at http://jobs.stcwdc.org/employment-resources/#INTERNS Check it out today!
© Ugur Akinci Here is yet another Technical Communication Certificate Program at NOVA, Northern Virginia Community College. “Professional Writing for Business, Government, and Industry Certificate“ The NOVA catalog reads: “This certificate program prepares participants to write with expertise in professional contexts. The curriculum provides skills needed by currently employed or potential writers in business, government, and […]
© Ugur Akinci Finishing an article, a book or a presentation is as important as starting to write it. The enemies of half-finished writing projects are many. So are your “friends”. Here are five time-tested ideas to finish all your writing projects on time and in good shape. 1) Outline your work. This is […]
© Ugur Akinci Touted as “the most comprehensive minor of its kind in our region,” the 18-hours interdisciplinary minor in “Technical/Professional Communications” offered to Shippensburg University students is yet another indication of the rising importance of communication skills in today’s workplace. Check this out from a recently published news story about the program: “In 2012 […]