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and Pacesetter (2012)
and APEX winner (2016)
The Technical Editing SIG focuses on issues related to technical editing. Our goal is to provide editing resources and leadership for STC members who want to learn more about technical editing and its important contributions to our profession. Learn more...

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One more APEX Award for the SIG!

Author: Webmaster - Published At: Jun 22, 2016 10:33am EDT -
SIG News
For the seventh straight year, the Technical Editing SIG's website has been received an APEX Award of Excellence!

The APEX (Awards for Publication Excellence) award is an annual competition for publishers, editors, writers and designers who create print, Web, electronic and social media. Not only does our website provide many resources for SIG members and help to promote STC's mission, but it is also a strong collaboration platform for our volunteers.

Thanks to all of our members and volunteers who helped maintain our award-winning website!

If you're a SIG member and want to become more involved, we have lots of Volunteer Positions... Contact us for more information.

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Notes from the STC 2016 Summit: the TE SIG Co-Managers' Report

Author: A.M. Queeney - Published At: May 29, 2016 07:58pm EDT -
SIG News
This year’s STC Summit in Anaheim, California, offered attendees a wonderful experience: over 80 excellent educational sessions, opportunities for socializing and networking (speed or regular), and Disneyland. Please continue reading for a summary of TE SIG-related activities.

Getting That First Job: Advice from a Technical Recruiter

Author: Webmaster - Published At: May 14, 2016 04:02pm EDT -
Corrigo Articles
Madalyn Shea is a technical recruiter with Ware Technology Services in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Ware is an employment agency that places technical writing candidates in mostly manufacturing and medical manufacturing settings. I emailed Madalyn, who offered the following advice for those seeking their first technical writing-related job.

Read the full article in the Corrigo: http://stc-techedit.org/corrigo/getting-that-first-job-advice-from-a-technical-recruiter/

New on Corrigo: Capitalizing on Conferences: How freelancers can market themselves, even when they can't attend a conference

Author: Webmaster - Published At: May 02, 2016 04:56am EDT -
Corrigo Articles
Now that colleagues have learned from Geoff Hart and others how to survive a large conference, and how to network, I’d like to look at how to capitalize on attending such events, whether in person or otherwise. (Yes, you can have a conference presence without actually being there!)

Read the full article by Ruth E. Thaler-Carter: http://stc-techedit.org/corrigo/capitalizing-on-conferences/#more-751

A Year of Growth: STC 2015 Year In Review

Author: STC Staff via STC's Notebook - Published At: Apr 07, 2016 02:00pm EDT -
STC News
The Society for Technical Communication is pleased to publish its 2015 Year in Review , highlighting accomplishments, major initiatives, and updates to programming that advance the mission of the STC.

The report reviews accomplishments in the past year and the actions taken by the board, staff, and volunteers to strengthen the Society, both in terms of the value and satisfaction it provides members and its sustainability as a business. The report is intended to give members insight and information about the association they have so generously supported. Included in the report are details on ongoing programming (membership, education, conference, online presence, and publications), highlights on new programs (reopening of CPTC certification), new benefits, and a financial update.

STC appreciates the contributions and support of its members that have made us the premier organization for professionals in the field of technical communication for the past 62 years!

Originally posted on STC's Notebook .

New Article on Corrigo: Nine Steps to Improve Technical Editing Skills

Author: Webmaster - Published At: Mar 11, 2016 10:01am EST -
Corrigo Articles
Technical writers always want their work to be recognized by the audience. Technical writing and editing skills are highly associated with each other. Effective editing will help make bad writing good and good writing better. Experienced editors will catch both factual and grammatical errors in copy before it is published, preventing embarrassment, additional costs, and possible legal action. Follow these simple steps to improve your editing skills.

Read "Nine Steps to Improve Your Editing."
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