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Benefits and Pitfalls of Coaching Employees   (PDF)

Successful managers increasingly use coaching to help employees improve performance. Coaching is a better model than counseling because it presupposes that the employee is capable of making improvements. Coaching also helps maintain a good relationships between the manager and employees. However, coaching cannot be a 'pure' coaching relationship when the manager has supervisory responsibilities for the employee. Still, successful coaching can result in a win/win outcome for both the employee and the company, even in a problem situation.

Agnew, Beth. STC Proceedings (2003). Careers>Mentoring

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Expand Your Income by Writing for Magazines   (PDF)

Technical writers are well-equipped to write how-to articles for magazines. There are many markets for informational articles, and by creating a well-crafted query, a competent technical writer can get an assignment. This work is ideal for generating part-time income and it provides a more creative outlet for writers.. Getting ideas for good articles is as simple as following oneâ*™s own interests. Writing for magazines can become a lucrative â*œsecondâ** career for technical writers.

Agnew, Beth. STC Proceedings (1998). Articles>Writing>Scientific Communication>Technical Writing

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Expand Your Income by Writing for Magazines   (PDF)

Technical writers know how to structure information in a logical way. This makes us perfectly suited to write howto articles for magazines. There are many markets for informational articles, from lifestyle publications to specialized trade magazines. A well-crafted query gets the editor’s attention and can land you an assignment. Getting ideas for good articles is as simple as following one’s own interests. Writing for magazines can generate part-time income, help establish your “name” and give you a creative outlet.

Agnew, Beth. STC Proceedings (1999). Articles>Writing>Journalism

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Expand your Income by Writing for Magazines   (PDF)

Technical writers know how to explain things clearly and logically. This makes us perfectly suited to write how-to articles for magazines. There is an increasing number of markets for informational articles, from lifestyle publications to specialized trade magazines. A query letter convinces the editor that you should get the assignment. You don’t need to be an expert in the subject matter because you have the skills to interview SMEs for the right information. Good article ideas come from your own interests. Writing for magazines generates part-time income, establishes you as a published writer, and gives you a creative outlet.

Agnew, Beth. STC Proceedings (2003). Articles>Writing>Journalism

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Podcasting and Vidcasting: The Future of Tech Comm

Advancing technology allows us to use the new technologies of podcasts (audio recordings delivered as .mp3 files) and vidcasts, or more properly, broadcast video to convey technical information. Effective audience analysis will determine whether multimedia is right for our users. We use the same correct rhetorical principles to communicate information aurally and visually as we do when creating text.

Agnew, Beth. Seneca College (2006). Articles>TC>Multimedia>Podcasting

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Podcasting and Vidcasting: The Future of Tech Comm

Advancing technology allows us to use the new technologies of podcasts (audio recordings delivered as .mp3 files) and vidcasts, or more properly, broadcast video to convey technical information. Effective audience analysis will determine whether multimedia is right for our users. We use the same correct rhetorical principles to communicate information aurally and visually as we do when creating text.

Agnew, Beth. Seneca College (2006). Presentations>Multimedia>Video>Podcasting

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Writing for the Third Millennium   (PDF)

The Third Millennium will require writers to help society cope with rapid technological change. Writers frame experience and communicate it to others in way that allows them to better understand complex ideas and make them part of their own experience. More than ever, technical writers are needed to help society understand the rapid changes taking place. Technology is merging disciplines into multimedia, compressing information into a more compact space.

Agnew, Beth. STC Proceedings (1998). Articles>Writing>Scientific Communication

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