Let’s Tear Apart My Resume

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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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Why I Bit the Bullet and Joined STC

When I graduated college, I was certain of two things: I wanted to be a technical writer, and I wanted to be successful at it. Naturally, this was going to take a lot of hard work. But I was certain that if I applied myself, I would learn and grow in my position over the natural course of time.
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Event Review: Building Your Professional Identity in Technical Communication Workshop at GMU | WDCB Events & News

I recently reviewed GMU STC’s first event! Check out the review here:
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Branding Yourself: The Hype, the Skeptics, and the Truth

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The word is out: branding yourself is in. No professional can succeed in the business world without developing their personal brand! That’s what every article is telling you. Well, except the ones calling it a fad developed by self-absorbed millennials. So it’s time to settle this once and for all: to brand or not to brand.
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