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Confessions of a first-time graduate instructor

I just finished my first semester teaching a graduate technical communications course. And boy, it was an experience. And crazy me, I signed up for another semester teaching another subject within the program, but it was cancelled due to low … Continue reading

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Never, Ever Take A Job Unless It Passes This Test

How should Brett decide which of his two job offers to accept — or whether to reject them both and keep looking? Here’s the test every new job offer must pass — or else you don’t want the job! Source: … Continue reading

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Five Workplace Issues We’ll Be Talking About In 2018

In a year filled with hot-button issues, we look forward to seeing where 2018 will take our workplace conversations. Source: Five Workplace Issues We’ll Be Talking About In 2018 Ironically enough, I talked about four of the five issues mentioned … Continue reading

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The First Women in Tech Didn’t Leave—Men Pushed Them Out – WSJ

Women filled computer-programming jobs in the U.S. and U.K. after World War II, but as government and business professionalized programming, the decline of female coders began. Find the full article at the Wall Street Journal If nothing else happened in … Continue reading

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Remote Workers Are Outperforming Office Workers–Here’s Why

Research shows that office workers cannot concentrate at their desks. Source: Remote Workers Are Outperforming Office Workers–Here’s Why April Showalter had liked this article on LinkedIn, and I can see why. I totally agree as well! This is an argument … Continue reading

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The Best Technical Writers are Not Techie at All

The job of a technical writer is to translate complex information into words that a non-technical/non-scientific person can understand and use. Now at Source: The Best Technical Writers are Not Techie at All Thanks to Dave Gardner for finding this … Continue reading

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I’ve had 4 jobs in 6 years — and ‘job hopping’ helped me double my salary

Job hopping can actually help your career. Source: I’ve had 4 jobs in 6 years — and ‘job hopping’ helped me double my salary This article is interesting, as it’s written by a millennial who feels that this is the … Continue reading

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