Vol 44, Issue 3

January/February 2005

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Share the Knowledge

by Gary Foster, Employment Committee Manager

The Society for Technical Communication (STC) Houston Chapter will host an Employment and Free Agent Share the Knowledge (STK) event on Saturday, January 15. The STK will be at the Tomball Church of Christ, 29510 Tomball Parkway (249) from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

STC Houston's Employment Committee and Consultants and Independent Contractors Special Interest Group (CIC SIG) have partnered to plan an event jam-packed with exciting presentations.

Employment STK

9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

  • Marketing Yourself in Today's Job Market
  • Demonstrating Your Value to Employers (How to Keep Your Job)
  • Creating Online Resumes & Conducting an Internet Job Search
  • Interviewing Effectively
  • Resume and Portfolio Reviews


1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

  • Setting Up a Business Structure
  • Developing a Sales Strategy for Your Business
  • Independence: Reality Check for Free Agents
  • Financial Security for Free Agents: Insurance and Retirement Packages
  • Resume and Portfolio Reviews

The morning presentations (9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.) will focus on obtaining and keeping employment. The second half of the day (1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.) will feature presentations geared towards free agents (consultants and independent contractors).

Admission is free and refreshments will be served.

Please RSVP for one or both events by sending an e-mail message to mcsmith@houston.rr.com . Be sure to include the number of people attending and their names. This will allow us to print name badges and will give us a head-count for amenities.

For additional information, please call Gary Foster (office 713-625-4410, cell 281-543-4996) or Jocelyn Williams (office 713-656-0683, cell 832-689-1530).

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