Many tech writers don’t know how to build their network. Networking has become central to Professional development. Some, however still believe that handing out their business cards to everyone they talk with at conferences is effective. However, the proven way for technical writers to network successfully is to build sustained relationships with peers in their professional and in their community.
The Best Way to Find a Job
Attend STC San Diego events to help you build relationships with San Diego tech writers, add personal job value and advance your career.
According to LinkedIn, professionals can expect to earn about 6 percent more when they are hired as a result of a referral. As a general rule, people look to their networks first when hiring or looking for contracts and consultants. The network you build at an STC event won’t just propel you in your career–it will give you a professional sounding board and inspire you to think in new ways about common issues.
Improve Your Skills, Improve the Field
STC San Diego is a place to build professional connections; it’s also an avenue to exchange ideas and advance personal knowledge. STC San Diego provides networking opportunities for professional development. Our monthly meeting help technical writers network as they gain insight into the industry.
The simple truth is that technical writers must keep pace with rapidly evolving roles and job expectations. The technology changes rapidly in our online world. Trends show that hiring managers are looking for technical writers who can fill multiple roles. You might be asked to be a programmer, quality-assurance tester, or project manager.
It’s more important than ever to grow your professional knowledge and experience. Build your career with STC San Diego at our monthly local events to give yourself a stronger foothold in the industry, with the networking and professional development opportunities, opened for all attendees.