October, 2016 Archive

How to learn new applications without breaking the bank (updated)

It seems like every time you read job descriptions, employers are demanding that you know a different application to be considered for a job with them. You could spend a fortune if you had to buy all of the applications that technical writers use, and once you bought them, there’s no guarantee that you’ll even […]

The Art of Asking Questions

The Art of Asking Questions It’s important for technical writers to develop the ability to ask questions skillfully, especially if the work with people from different cultures. People in other cultures have different ideas about how to ask questions. What may seem acceptable to you may seem offensive or overly intrusive to people in other […]