Four Secrets to a Killer Résumé

by admin on January 14, 2021

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A joint Santa Barbara STC and Los Angeles STC event

Radically change how you think about résumés!

In this session, you’ll learn four powerful (but easy) steps that take your résumé to the next level. Learn how to analyze job announcements, target your skills and experience to meet the expectations of a job, and craft your résumé as a persuasive proposal. The skills you learn in this session will help you create a résumé that stands out in a crowd and get interviews.

Speaker Profile

Alison Butler

Alison Butler is an award-winning technical writer, content strategist, and usability champion, with 25+ years of experience documenting consumer electronics, relational databases, SaaS and cloud products, BI software, APIs, enterprise management (TBM/ERP/MRP) systems, and much more. Coupling management experience and a Master’s in Rhetorical/Technical Writing, Alison offers specific techniques and a powerful perspective to résumé writing and job searching.

When  Friday, January 15, at 12pm PT
Where  Online
Cost and Registration This event is open to members and non-members.
• Los Angeles chapter members: $0
• Santa Barbara chapter members: $0
• Students: $0
• Other STC members: $10
• Non-members: $20

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A joint STC Technical Editing SIG, Policies & Procedures SIG, STC Santa Barbara, and STC Los Angeles event

Anyone writing, editing, or managing any type of communication for a living is feeling the crunch. There is less time to create and edit; more types and formats of content; more apps, software, and systems to learn. And we expect quality, accuracy, and consistency from ourselves because we take pride in our work. In this webinar, we’ll discuss how to address a multitude of modern dilemmas with a relatively old-school hack: a checklist.

Come to this webinar to learn how using a comprehensive checklist created and updated for a specific communication task can help you differentiate workflows, systems, and activities; spell out style and formatting details, track your progress, document metrics, and give you a sense of completion and peace of mind.

Speaker profile

Kelly Schrank, MA, ELS, has been in technical and medical communication for over 20 years. Through her business, Bookworm Editing Services, she brings consistency, structure, and clarity to her clients’ content regardless of whether she is writing content like blog posts, style guides, and standard operating procedures or editing formulary dossiers, manuscripts, proposals, slide decks, and training materials.

Kelly is an Associate Fellow of STC and a BELS-certified Editor in the Life Sciences. Kelly has presented on checklists, Microsoft Word and PowerPoint, editing, side gigs, and networking in webinars and conferences.

When  Tuesday, July 7, at 11am PT
Where  Online
Cost and Registration This event is open to members and non-members.
• Los Angeles chapter members: $0
• Santa Barbara chapter members: $0
• TE SIG members: $0
• Students: $0
• Other STC members: $10
• Non-members: $20

Advance registration required. Clicking the following button lets you register through Eventbrite without leaving this site.

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