What to write in a personal reference

Recently, I was asked to provide a personal reference for someone who was a member of my aikido club, as she had applied for a new job (as an IT Project Manager). When writing personal references, I try to relate my experience of the person in the personal setting to the work environment. For example:… Read more »

Selecting the right Technical Author to recruit for your organisation

It’s been a while since we added an article to our Web site (these days we tend to post content to this blog), but we’ve just written one called Selecting the right Technical Author to recruit for your organisation. The role of the technical author (also known as Technical Writer or Information Developer) is one… Read more »

Technical Author jobs – latest vacancies

We’re still looking for candidates for these Technical Author vacancies: #4092 Documentation Team Leader, Antwerp, €45K-€50K #4088 Jnr Technical Author / Technical Author, London #4087 Jnr Technical Author / Technical Author, London SW4 #4086 Contract Senior Technical Author, 8 months, €32/hour Near Amsterdam #4085 Technical Author, Lancashire £28K

Software Tester and Technical Author – should the two roles ever be put together?

We’ve a client looking to recruit a Technical Writer/Software Tester, which they are having difficulties filling (see #4084 Technical Author/Software Tester, Surrey, £25K-£35K) As part of the process of promoting this vacancy, we posed the following questions in a forum on LinkedIn for testers (Software Testing & Quality Assurance) and in a forum for Technical… Read more »