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Events for Feb 2016

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM (CST)


 What I Would Have Liked to Know When I Started Out

Being a good technical communicator is a lot more than knowing how to write a good sentence and use a word processor. John Hedtke, the presenter, says “When I was starting out 30 years ago, I would have benefitted strongly from having someone sit me down and say ‘Here are things you should know that will save you time, money, and pain if you learn them now.’ ”

The presentation groups these ideas in four categories:

  • Who are you?
  • Career development
  • People skills
  • The Really Important stuff

There will be a handout of the slides available as well. 


About the Presenter

Image of John HedtkeJohn Hedtke is the award-winning author of 27 books and close to 200 magazine articles. He is a Fellow of the Society for Technical Communication. John can be reached through his website, www.hedtke.com. He lives in Fircrest, WA, and is the principal consultant at Double Tall Consulting.




Register Here - http://www.eventbrite.com/e/what-i-would-have-liked-to-know-when-i-started-out-tickets-21356929150 


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