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Techone in Portland, Oregon

Updated 50 months ago

Career Transition to Tech Writer? - 5 Replies

I'm contemplating a complete career transition and would like to consider technical report writing as an option. I have a 4-year degree in business...

Curly in Houston, Texas

Updated 50 months ago

Please Post Salary On Job Ads - 2 Replies

Why do companies and recruiters post jobs and leave off the salary they are offering? They should at least post a range. I do not even consider ads...

Jhardesty in Seattle, Washington

Updated 51 months ago

Breaking into Technical Writing - 14 Replies

I completed a Technical Writing course last year, but it has not gotten me very far. Even the most entry level technical writing positions elude me....

tech writer in Bangalore, India

Updated 52 months ago

What are Wikis? How do technical writers use them? - 1 Reply

What are Wikis? How do technical writers use them? How/where can I learn more about them?


Updated 52 months ago

The best part is... - 3 Replies

What do you enjoy most about technical writer work? What do you dislike the most? Is it challenging? Are there many opportunities to learn and...

Smitha Sareen in Bombay, India

Article writing software

Hi, I downloaded a few writers software, but don't know how to use them..can anyone guide me? particularly an article spinner. Also any idea from...

aneuburg in Charlton, Massachusetts

Updated 55 months ago

What do you want from a boss? - 14 Replies

My company may need to hire some tech writers next year. My question is, if you could design your perfect boss, your perfect work environment, what...

missaugustina in Seattle, Washington

Updated 55 months ago

To be the best... - 13 Replies

What are the top 3 traits or skills every technical writer must have to excel? Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop your technical writer...

Barb in Charles Town, West Virginia

Updated 55 months ago

Acronym Management - 5 Replies

Dear Indeed visitors, I would like to bring to your attention a new software tool for acronym management – Acronyms Master. This tool has...

susolov in Houston, Texas

Possible Consequences for Web Postings

To read an article about *possible* consequences for what you post on the Web you may go to the following link. Believe it or not......

Jea in Round Lake, Illinois

Updated 57 months ago

I need your input regarding my portfolio... - 2 Replies

Hi! I'm a recent graduate from the University of MN's scientific and technical communication program. I just relocated to the Seattle area and am...

Michael in Melbourne, Australia

End User Documentation Software

Hi, I have been working as an Account Manager/Customer Support for a web based company that provides online procurement solutions and am starting...

Susolov in Houston, Texas

Tips for Beginning Technical Writers

Techical Writing is a hard field to find permanent work. You'll get through it like I did. TIPS: Join the Society for Technical Communication...

Susolov in Houston, Texas

Updated 57 months ago

Propar Shcoling - 8 Replies

The college I am attending has no technical writing major. I was told that this is not a major problem and I could still get a technical writing job...

Susolov in Houston, Texas

Updated 57 months ago

How do I know if I am a good technical writer? - 11 Replies

I have been writing for the same company for 3 years, I am the only writer there. How do I know if I meet the industry standards?


Updated 57 months ago

Online technical writing course - 4 Replies

[QUOTE who="Sam in Tokyo, Japan"]Hi Im thinking about a career change into the field of technical writing. Can anyone recommend an online course I...

prabhakaran in Madras, India

Job for Technical Writer with 3.6 years Exp

Hi , Could anyone tell me the job opening for Technical Writer in chennai

avaaid in Portland, Oregon

Updated 60 months ago

Starting out... - 11 Replies

How did you get your start doing technical writer work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current position? Do you need a particular...

TechWriter in Carrollton, Texas

Updated 62 months ago

Help me create goals for me and my company's documentation dept. - 6 Replies

I was recently promoted from Tech Writer to Senior Tech Writer (even though I'm still the ONLY tech writer). I was offered a raise if I can set and...

TechWriter in Carrollton, Texas

Updated 62 months ago

Tech Writer Resumes - 4 Replies

Any tips on on what a good tech writer resume should look like? Any buzz / key words that you can't do without? Where can you see examples of good...

Techone in Portland, Oregon

Updated 63 months ago

Boom or bust? - 3 Replies

Are jobs in this industry on the rise? Are there any sub-sectors that are growing? Where are the jobs? Which places have the most technical writer...

Techone in Portland, Oregon

Updated 63 months ago

Copyright page - automatic year update - 1 Reply

Is there a way that I can have the copyright date automatically update each year? We have the copyright year on several pages and would like to have...

Techone in Portland, Oregon

Updated 63 months ago

Do Technical Writers need certifications? - 1 Reply

I have been applying for Jr. Technical Writer positions for the last two months. I have gotten a few phone interviews, but no job offers. With a B.A....

Techone in Portland, Oregon

Updated 63 months ago

Entering the Tech Writer's Field - 2 Replies

I am heavy into writing novels ficitional and I am heavy into reading tech manuals ranging from how to build a bed to understanding the theory of...

saipeople in kingwood, Texas

Updated 63 months ago

PeopleSoft RFP - need Technical/Documentation Writers in Plano, TX - 3 Replies

I have an RFP for a PeopleSoft implementation Financials and HCM 9.0, and need a few consultants. If this project is won, the project is estimated...

Mary Longoria in Houston, Texas

PeopleSoft RFP - need Technical/Documentation Writers in Plano, TX

I have an RFP for a PeopleSoft implementation Financials and HCM 9.0, and need a few consultants. If this project is won, the project is estimated...


Updated 66 months ago

which is more standard to ? - 1 Reply

hi there, my question is which is more standard if i am writing a user guide that will be read by a guard , to call him through the document guard,...

Tim in Melbourne, Australia

Updated 68 months ago

Adobe RoboHelp 7 v. Quadralay's ePublisher 2008.1 release - 2 Replies

I am contemplating pruchasing either RoboHelp 7 or ePublisher version 2008.1. I have taken trial versions of each. I feel that it might be more...

stu in Charleston, West Virginia

Updated 70 months ago

Documenting Web Based Applications - 1 Reply

Does anyone know of any resources, online or in print, for writing about web based applications? The user interaction with a web application has to...

Ruchi in Newington, Connecticut

Looking for a job in CT,USA

Hello, I am a Tech-writer and currently looking for a job.And i am been trying from last couple of months ,but haven't receive a single call for...

watkinson in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Updated 72 months ago

Commonly Used Software - 4 Replies

What software tools are most commonly used by Technical Writers?

Gary Lyle in Saint Louis, Missouri

Updated 75 months ago

screen captures appear blury when imported in FM - 2 Replies

I want to import screens into Framemaker. The screens (JPG) gets distorted and on hard-copy you can't even see properly. How can I get the good...

tinuzzo in Chicago

Updated 76 months ago

Technical Writer Position Available - 2 Replies

Precision Technology USA, a leader in linear actuation systems, is looking for a Technical Writer to prepare Integrated Logistics Support (ILS)...

PhilippeC in Cesson, France

Recommended tool to develop an on line Help (JavaHelp) from Framemaker: RoboHelp 7 or ePublisher 9.3 Standard version?

I intend to develop an on line Help (JavaHelp) from Framemaker + TopicAlias handling. I don't know which tool I have to buy: RoboHelp 7 or ePublisher...

Ed Hanson in Denver, Colorado

Updated 76 months ago

Getting ahead... - 1 Reply

What is the best training for becoming a hirable technical writer? What types of ongoing training or certifications are necessary to be an effective...

Solaris in Vancouver, Washington

Updated 78 months ago

Info on How-Tos - 1 Reply

I've been looking for some guidance on authoring How-Tos. Can somebody help me with any relevant information on How Tos (guidelines / procedure...

Ryan in Monroeville, Pennsylvania

Updated 78 months ago

demonstration videos - 3 Replies

Hi, I've been asked to prepare demo videos of my company's software as part of the technical documentation. These are to be provided in online...

Dennis in San Francisco, California

Tech Writers and Wikis

I'm hoping someone here can help me out or give me a lead ... I am a senior at San Francisco State University (SFSU), in the Technical &...

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