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Building a career as a technical writer šŸŒ from Denmark

What are the ways to make a career as a technical writer? Hi there! My name is Maiken Blok-Wahlgreen, and I am the Technical communicator at the PSA software company TimeLog A/S based in Copenhagen, Denmark. Here I am responsible for everything from UX writing and end-user documentation to...

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Building a career as a technical writer šŸŒ from India

True Career Stories What are the ways to make a career as a technical writer? What are the ways to not make a career as a technical writer? How did others make it?! If you are wondering how to advance your career and what does it...

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Building a career as a technical writer šŸŒ from Bulgaria

My name is Jordan Stanchev. I live in Sofia, Bulgaria. I work as a full-time employed User Assistance Development Architect at SAP Labs Bulgaria designing and developing features for the technical writers in our company. I am also the lead instructor for the JPDocu School of Technical Writing. I...

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What are the ways to make a career as a technical writer?

What are the ways to make a career as a technical writer? What are the ways to not make a career as a technical writer? How did others made it?! If you are wondering how to advance your career and what it takes to build a career as a technical writer then you will find it interesting to follow...

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Celebrate with us!

This month is special! JPDocu School of Technical Writing has just become an official partner of TCTrainNet - the organization that provides one of the best-recognized international certification training and certification exam for Professional Technical Communicators (that is, for technical...

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Slides for the Taxonomy Workshop at TC World - 2019

I know that many of you are curious to find out what to expect in this year's conference TC World. That is why, to feed your curiosity, I will share the slides for my workshop "Building Your First Taxonomy for Classification of Software Documentation": You can find the slides on JPDocu School...

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4 Characteristics of a Well-Designed Software Documentation

In general, well-designed software documentation will have the following characteristics: Easy to find! You must have a meaningful title and short description text for your documentation. And it must be placed in a location where the user expects to find this documentation. A well written...

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Technical Writing Competency Framework and Writing Process

A couple of days ago, I was a part of a team, working on preparing and delivering a workshop on project management. One of the things that drew my attention during the workshop, was the idea that a PM needs to have both hard skills and soft skills. I thought to myself - how about the technical...

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Visualize It! tcworld Conference workshop invitation

Creating an instructional image or a graphic for the software documentation must be a simple and easy task. There are tools dedicated to that purpose, where the web designers have already created templates with the images your customers would use to better understand a concept or a task. It is so...

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Graphics and Images in Software Documentation

ā€œI am tired of hearing my documentation is hard to read and understand!ā€ What if you could make professional looking graphics, using no-sweat tools to deliver simplicity in consuming software documentation? Hi, Iā€™m Jordan Stanchev. Years ago, I was terrified every time in my documentation...

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