How to assess a good technical communicator from a bad one when you're recruiting
A framework for assessing a Technical Author's abilities
Knowing a software tool or technology isn't enough to make you a competent technical communicator. So what skills does someone need to be a good technical communicator? And how do you assess them?
We'll look at:
- The skills you need to be a good technical communicator
- The mistakes mainstream agencies often make
- A framework for assessing and selecting candidates
Cherryleaf is a technical writing services company formed in 2002 by people with a passion for technical communication and learning development.
Cherryleaf is recognised as a leader within the technical communication profession. Our staff have written articles for the Society for Technical Communication's (STC) Intercom magazine, the Institute of Scientific and Technical Communicator's Communicator journal and tekom's TCWorld magazine. They've also written books on technical communication. We've presented webinars for Adobe, Madcap Software or the STC, and we've spoken at various conferences around the world.
Today, organisations throughout Europe use Cherryleaf’s services so they can provide clear information that enables users and staff to complete tasks productively.