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The Insider's Guide to Technical Writing by Krista Van Laan

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Network, Network, Network

As I said earlier, most jobs are filled because of personal connections and not from sending in a resume? Because of this, it’s your responsibility to make sure you meet as many working tech writers and hiring managers as you can, as well as other people who work at the companies where you want to work. The more people you talk with, the better your chance of meeting the manager who will realize that you have the desired qualities of a tech writer.

How do you meet real live working tech writers and hiring managers? Read on.

Join STC

The Society for Technical Communication (STC) is the most important and largest organization for technical writers. STC (stc.org) is a professional association that advances the arts and ...

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