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As a career coach, I get a lot of emails that go something like this:
Dear J.T.,I lost my job after working for more than ____ years at the same company. In that time, I had a variety of
Danielle M. Villegas‘s insight:
I know this feeling all too well from my own tech comm job searches. I don’t think I ever looked for a job that juggled many specialities, but I often would try to promote that I was a jack-of-all-trades. What helped me was concentrating on one thing, but promoting "multi-specialties" instead of just one specialty. It’s complicated, for sure. This is an article worth checking out.
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Danielle M. Villegas is a technical communicator who currently employed at Cox Automotive, Inc., and freelances as her own technical communications consultancy, Dair Communications. She has worked at the International Refugee Committee, MetLife, Novo Nordisk, BASF North America, Merck, and Deloitte, with a background in content strategy, web content management, social media, project management, e-learning, and client services. Danielle is best known in the technical communications world for her blog, TechCommGeekMom.com, which has continued to flourish since it was launched during her graduate studies at NJIT in 2012. She has presented webinars and seminars for Adobe, the Society for Technical Communication (STC), the IEEE ProComm, TCUK (ISTC) and at Drexel University’s eLearning Conference. She has written articles for the STC Intercom, STC Notebook, the Content Rules blog, and The Content Wrangler as well. She is very active in the STC, as a former chapter president for the STC-Philadelphia Metro Chapter, and is currently serving on three STC Board committees. You can learn more about Danielle on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/in/daniellemvillegas, on Twitter @techcommgeekmom, or through her blog.
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