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Best Careers 2011: Technical Writer

Best Careers 2011: Technical Writer
Technical Writing Jobs | Technical Writing Job If you've stumbled upon this site, you are no doubt planning (or at least contemplating) starting a career as a technical writer. First, let us start off by saying that it's tough to make a living doing technical writing. It's a competitive industry, and real success will require hard work, perseverance, and maybe a little luck. What we've tried to do on this site is compile useful and objective information that will help you launch your technical writing career. Many of the articles are geared towards work-at-home technical writers, but much of the information will be relevant to full-timers as well. Some of the articles contain information that is quite general, so you might have to do some further research if you want to find out more about a highly specific subject like how to format a table of contents for a user manual or how graphics included with assembly instructions should be labeled. Technical Writing Jobs | Technical Writing Job
Technical writing is a form of technical communication used in a variety of technical and occupational fields, such as computer hardware and software, engineering, chemistry, aeronautics, robotics, finance, consumer electronics, and biotechnology. The Society for Technical Communication (STC) defines technical writing[1] as a broad field including any form of communication that exhibits one or more of the following characteristics: (1) communicating about technical or specialized topics, such as computer applications, medical procedures, or environmental regulations; (2) communicating through technology, such as web pages, help files, or social media sites; or (3) providing instructions about how to do something, regardless of the task's technical nature. Overview[edit] Technical writing involves the creation of useful documents that can be clearly understood by readers. Technical writing Technical writing
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