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Come Celebrate at Our End of Year Dinner

Come Celebrate at Our End of Year Dinner

This entry is part 13 of 12 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 12 of 12 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 11 of 12 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 10 of 12 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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How to Get What You Really Want at Work

How to Get What You Really Want at Work

This entry is part 9 of 12 in the series 2016-17 Program Chronicles

Have you ever articulated project requirements, agreed on a job offer, or asked for a raise? We all have to negotiate. Join us on April 19 for tips on honing your workplace negotiation skills.

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Branching Out in the Springtime

Branching Out in the Springtime

This entry is part 10 of 10 in the series Prez Says

Slowly, we’re coming out of our hibernations and back into the outside world, where we can meet new faces and think of new ideas in technical communication.

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Why Customers Call Tech Support and What Tech Writers Can Do About It

Why Customers Call Tech Support and What Tech Writers Can Do About It

The high-tech industry in the United States spends billions of dollars a year staffing tech support departments, and we as technical communicators can help reduce those costs.

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