In Part I of this series, we look at the differences between employees and contractors. In Part II, we’ll investigate the pros and cons of each and determine which hire is right for you. Employee vs. Contractor: It’s All About Control Generally, the question of whether someone qualifies as an employee or an independent contractor […]
Simplifying the complex…. That is what technical writers do. Technical writing is a type of writing where the author is writing about a particular subject that requires direction, instruction, or explanation. A good technical writer can make a difficult task easy and quickly explain complex information. Here are the skills of a technical writer: Detailed […]
Technical Documentation is not in most people’s top 10 to-dos to either read or write. In fact, many people believe that watching grass grow and paint dry on a wall is more exciting than writing documentation. People don’t like doing it. But… It’s a necessity (or necessary evil) that you accept when you muddle your way […]
You’ve heard about the importance of documentation in your business. But to really get on board, you need to understand why documentation is such an integral part of your business. So, here are 4 reasons why documentation is key to your business’ success: 1. Your Employees don’t have to be mind readers…. If you want your employees to do something in […]
We’ve all been there. It’s the beginning of a technical writing project, and you have no idea where to start. There’s a template for that! What’s a technical writing template? A technical writing template is a premade model for new documents. Think of a template as a form you fill out. Completely uncreative, kind of […]
KYA….Know Your Audience. Knowing your audience will help you decide what information you present and how you present it. It’s of the cornerstones of great technical writing. Simple in concept. But is it? Technical writing provides material that explains a process or makes a complex process easier to understand. The writing is methodical and […]
It can take 45 days to fill a technical job. 45 days….That’s half your summer. And that’s not all. According to SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management), it costs $4129 to hire a new employee. That’s a big bite out of your bottom line. The pandemic. The remote workforce. The Zoom Interviews. The drive-up […]
Let’s face it…growing your business takes more than successfully delivering your product(s) or service(s) to your customers. Many times, growth requires expansion – of your staff, your product and/or service offerings, your location(s).