Let’s Tear Apart My Resume


In one of my previous positions, I helped people with their resumes. Even now, friends and family send me their resumes to look over. Most of them struggle to think of “impressive” things to say. Well here I am to tell you that you are impressive. And just to show you, I’m going to tear apart my own resume. I’ll show you how it appears on my resume. Then, I’ll tear it down to its literal meaning and explain why I reworded things the way I did. Hopefully it inspires you to look back at your resume with a tech writer eye.

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The Class That Taught Me the Most About Technical Writing

For new and emerging technical writers, education is at the forefront of the conversation. What classes should I take? Who has the best master’s program? Should I get a technical writing certificate? What other certifications should I pursue?

Naturally, when looking at these questions, I start to evaluate my own technical writing education. What lessons do I carry with me every day? Where did I learn the most?
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