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September / October 2011

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  • New Managing Editor: Alliene Turner, Managing Editor of the DMV, has retired as of the August 2011 issue. She has supported this chapter newsletter for 3 years with consistent quality and dedication. We wish her the best in her retirement.

    Starting with this issue, Jane Olivera will be guest Managing Editor until our website and newsletter have made the transition to WordPress.

  • Council Officers’ Election time has arrived! See Gwaltney’s explanation in her President’s message and her sidebar demystifying what is involved with the positions available.

  • Membership Update: Currently 43 members.

Feature Articles

Optimizing Your Portfolio: Are You Ready for a Bidding War for Your Services?

Jane Olivera, East Bay and Berkeley member, provides a comprehensive look at a very informative presentation given by our good friend Andrew Davis at a recent Berkeley Chapter meeting. Although Andrew’s focus is developer documentation jobs, much of what he had to say is great advice for anyone job hunting in the current market.

Technical Writing Visits Turlock

T. R. Girill, East Bay STC Fellow who manages the Literacy Project, writes about the Literacy Project’s recent field trip to Turlock to participate in a summer scholarship program for students.

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