Life as a Technical Author – a case study

Prospects, “the UK’s official graduate careers website”, has published a case study on being a Technical Author. It’s actually a case study on someone at Cherryleaf, outlining how they became a Technical Author and the things they enjoy about the job. Life as a Technical Author – a case study

Contract Technical Writing Opportunities

We’ve had a number of enquiries recently from clients, which has lead to us having a number of Contract Technical Writing Opportunities on our books. Most of them require working at the client’s offices. For more details see our Technical Author Recruitment page.

How many technical authors are there in the UK?

The profession of Technical Author in the UK is yet to be recognised as a distinct profession under the UK Standard Industrial Classification of Economic Activities, so it’s very hard to determine how many people work as Technical Authors. One way of estimating the number of Technical Authors may be by looking at statistics from the USA. The… Read more »

Contract Technical Author opportunity

Our client is looking for a Technical Author for an initial 4 week period to compile building services technical submissions for a construction/engineering project in central London. You’ll be working on-site, developing a Materials Compliance Decantation for all Electrical products and systems installed in the works. Contact Cherryleaf by email if this is of interest to you. They… Read more »

Training course on Twitter and the Social Web: Developing a strategy for technical authors

We’ve just relased a new training course that explains where the Social Web, and Twitter in particular, can fit into the world of the technical author/writer. Originally delivered as a presentation for the prestigious User Assistance Europe Conference 2009, it has been extended and converted into a training course, containing videos and demonstrations of software applications,… Read more »