Resources

Advance Your Career Using Personal Branding

Personal branding is more than just changing or promoting your title. You need to respond to market changes while staying true to your values. See this presentation by Jack Molisani on how to advance your career using personal branding.

Using Social Networking to Advance Your Career

You may be on Facebook and Twitter, but are you taking advantage of the latest developments in social media to advance your department, company, your career? Read the cover article by Jack Molisani in Intercom magazine, Is Social Networking for You?

Online Job Hunting

Getting tired sending resumes to jobs@BlackHoleNeverToBeHeardAgain.com and receiving no response? Read the column by ProSpring’s president Jack Molisani in Intercom magazine on Avoiding Job Hunting Black Holes.

Job Hunting in a Recession

Finding work can be challenging even in the best of economic times, and especially so during a recession. Read the article in Intercom magazine by ProSpring’s president Jack Molisani on Job Hunting in a Recession.

Recession-Proof Your Career

The best way to survive the next recession is to take actions now to expand your sphere of influence and create multiple sources of income. Read the article in Intercom magazine by ProSpring’s president Jack Molisani on how to Recession-Proof Your Career.

Take Control of Your Career!
One strategy for staying employed is to make yourself so valuable to your company that they wouldn’t even consider letting you go. Jack Molisani’s article Take Control of Your Career expands on that concept, and hopefully it will inspire you to find your own unique ways of adding value to your company.

Advance Your Career Using Public Relations

Do you add value to your company? Are you a corporate problem solver? Does anyone know? Read Jack Molisani’s article on how to Advance Your Career Using Public Relations.

Working With Employment Agencies

Is working through employment agencies worth the risk or reduced bill rate (vs. landing a contract yourself)? Read Jack Molisani’s article on Working with Employment Agencies.

Need to Reduce Tech Support Costs?

Jack Molisani was recently quoted in Australian PC Magazine on why customers call tech support and what tech writers can do to reduce those calls.

How to Build a Business Case

A business case is a fundamental tool for building support and justifying resources. Want a pay raise, new authoring tools or a bigger budget? Read Jack Molisani’s article on How to Build a Business Case.

Expanding your Sphere of Influence: eDiscovery

Read Jack Molisani’s article on eDiscovery and learn how you can expand your sphere of corporate influence.

The Future of Technical Communication

ProSpring’s president Jack Molisani was quoted in Barbara Giamona’s article on
The Future of Technical Communication.

Are You Making Mistakes that Cost You the Job?

Read the presentation by ProSpring’s president Jack Molisani on The Top 10 Mistakes Professionals Make When Looking for Work.

Job Hunting Secrets that Might Surprise You

“For years I’ve resisted speaking about resumes thinking that everything that could possibly be said about writing effective resumes has already been covered. But after seeing candidate after candidate rejected based on what they had—and didn’t have—in their resumes, I realize it’s time for me to step up and share what I’ve observed over the years: Resume secrets that might surprise you.”

Have you ever submitted a resume for job but weren’t called for an interview? Read the presentation by ProSpring’s president Jack Molisani on job hunting secrets that might be getting in your way of landing a job, and how to avoid them.

Increasing Your Corporate Value

Are you considered part of a profit center, or a cost center and therefore a commodity to be acquired for the lowest possible price given an acceptable level of quality? See Jack Molisani’s presentation on increasing your corporate value.

Portfolios and Interview Strategies

Most people think a portfolio is a collection of work samples. Learn what a portfolio really is and how to use a portfolio to guide an interview exactly where you want it to go, and land that next job or contract!

Alternate Career Paths for Technical Communicators

Thinking of transitioning out of technical writing and into a related field? Read Jack Molisani’s presentation on alternate career paths before making your move.

How to Make a Six Figure Income

Have too much month left at the end of your money? See Jack Molisani’s session on How to Make a Six Figure Income as a Technical Communicator.

Need to reduce tech support costs?

Read Jack Molisani’s article on why customers call tech support and what tech writers can do to reduce those calls.

Want to break into technical writing?

See the slides from Jack Molisani’s “Jumpstart Your Tech Comm Career” presentation.

Independent Contractor or Temporary Employee?
Are you an independent contractor or temporary employee? See the definition of each straight from the IRS and get any more information you need from the IRS website.