What does it mean to be a professional technical communicator in 2016? What will it mean to be a professional technical communicator over the next decade? After pondering those questions I came up with this credo: I serve my audience.
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Larry Kunz, with his experienced wisdom, has written an excellent technical communicator’s credo here, and has explained what each of these points should mean. In many respects, these are common sense, but they can easily be forgotten when things get rough. Larry invited his readers to add to his credo, but I can’t think of anything to append to this. Can you think of anything? Include your ideas below! –TechCommGeekMom
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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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