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InterChange Kicks Off the Year

InterChange Kicks Off the Year

This entry is part 11 of 11 in the series Prez Says

Now that InterChange is in the books, I want to report on a few items of interest to our Chapter

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Surviving the Audit: How Technical Communicators Shine When the Company is Under a Microscope

Surviving the Audit: How Technical Communicators Shine When the Company is Under a Microscope

Information Security is one of the hottest jobs in technology today. This is for good reason—stories of stolen identities, medical records, and political secrets dominate our headlines and undermine trust in schools, stores, corporations, and even the governments of world powers. Technical communicators can play an important role in assuring that doesn’t happen.

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Finishing Out the 2017 Chapter Year

Finishing Out the 2017 Chapter Year

This entry is part 13 of 13 in the series 2016-17 Program Chronicles

The New England Chapter held its last program of the 2016–2017 year on June 21 in Waltham, Massachusetts to thank the volunteers who made the year possible.

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Come Celebrate at Our End of Year Dinner

Come Celebrate at Our End of Year Dinner

This entry is part 12 of 13 in the series 2016-17 Program Chronicles

It’s been a very productive year for us, and we’d like to celebrate it by inviting you to our End-of-Year dinner! We’ll review the year behind us, look ahead to the next season, and recognize those who helped contribute to the chapter’s success this past year.

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April Meeting: After an Excellent Interview, Finish With a Powerful Follow-Up

April Meeting: After an Excellent Interview, Finish With a Powerful Follow-Up

This entry is part 11 of 13 in the series 2016-17 Program Chronicles

When we’re looking for our next job, we send out applications, talk to employers over the phone, Internet or on-site, and put our best foot forward. However, lots of other people do that, making for fierce competition for that one job. How can you stand out? By giving a powerful follow-up message to the people more »

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What to Do When Your Network Produces a Good Lead

What to Do When Your Network Produces a Good Lead

[Ed. note: Steve Greffenius is the manager of the Chapter’s job bank.] From time to time writers discover job leads that look good. Nevertheless they can’t follow up on their own behalf, and they can’t think of any friends who need work. If this is the case with you, you can refer the hiring manager or recruiter to Steven more »

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Honing Your Workplace Negotiation Skills

Honing Your Workplace Negotiation Skills

“Negotiating” brings to images of unpleasant haggling with a used car salesperson. But negotiating isn’t something you do just when buying a large-ticket item

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Take Two: A Power-up for Your Job Search

Take Two: A Power-up for Your Job Search

This entry is part 10 of 13 in the series 2016-17 Program Chronicles

Join us on May 17 for tips on how to improve your chances of landing a job even after the interview.

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April Meeting: Tips for Sharpening Your Negotiation Skills

April Meeting: Tips for Sharpening Your Negotiation Skills

This entry is part 9 of 13 in the series 2016-17 Program Chronicles

At the April program meeting of STC New England, participants learned valuable tips for sharpening their negotiating skills.

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