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Mar. 8 – Chapter Council Meeting

Mar. 8 – Chapter Council Meeting

About This Meeting Chapter council meetings are held on the second Saturday of the month. The agenda includes committee and executive business, as well as volunteer and leadership training. Who Should Attend? All chapter members and volunteers, including non-member volunteers, are welcome to attend. This is a great way to get to know and network…

Resume Tips

Resume Tips

Standing out in a crowd can be challenging. Creating a résumé that stands out can be even more challenging. Here are 10 tips for creating a résumé to help you get noticed in the job market. Put your name and contact information in the top right corner of the page. Why? When a recruiter or hiring…

Linda Farnworth

Linda Farnworth

Each month, Spotlights highlights a chapter member through an article about their accomplishments in the field and interesting facts about their life gained through an interview. This month, we are learning about Linda Farnworth! Linda has spent much of her career as an Information Officer in the provincial government. Her love of explaining complicated legislation…

Catching Up

President’s Message for September 2013 to February 2014 If you frequent this website, then you know the president’s message has been lazy and not updated itself for quite some time. So, I’m stepping in to help catch things up. Not coincidentally, that is the theme of this post. “It’s better to keep up than to…

Is SEO Dead?

Is SEO Dead?

I Googled “Is SEO dead?” and the list of posts and blogs that had something to say is long.  From what I can gather, it is not dead but merely undergoing a profound change—so profound that some SEO experts are changing their titles and job descriptions and renaming and redesigning their companies. According to SEO…

Feb. 18 – Resume Workshop

Feb. 18 – Resume Workshop

Description This workshop will assist you with creating an effective resume. This is a hands-on workshop where you’ll learn a unique approach to building your resume and then you’ll have the opportunity to apply the approach. What you will need: + Two copies of your current resume + Three to five job postings for a job-type you…

Feb. 8 – Chapter Council Meeting

Feb. 8 – Chapter Council Meeting

About This Meeting Chapter council meetings are held on the second Saturday of the month. The agenda includes committee and executive business, as well as volunteer and leadership training. Who Should Attend? All chapter members and volunteers, including non-member volunteers, are welcome to attend. This is a great way to get to know and network…

Jan. 29 – Information Mapping

Jan. 29 – Information Mapping

Description Chris will provide an overview and answer questions about the Information Mapping® structured writing methodology. Information Mapping is a 50 year old content standard developed at Harvard and Columbia Universities and is used by companies and government around the globe to improve performance and productivity. Chris will demonstrate how the method works, talk about why companies use it, demo FS Pro—Information…

Jan. 11 – Chapter Council Meeting

Jan. 11 – Chapter Council Meeting

About This Meeting Chapter council meetings are held on the second Saturday of the month. The agenda includes committee and executive business, as well as volunteer and leadership training. Who Should Attend? All chapter members and volunteers, including non-member volunteers, are welcome to attend. This is a great way to get to know and network…

What is a Medical Communicator?

What is a Medical Communicator?

In the health and medical fields, technical communicators are also known as medical communicators.  Medical communications is the translation of complicated information into easily understood material, applied specifically to the health, medical, and pharmaceutical fields.           Some of the projects that medical communicators might work on include: medical conference abstracts and…

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