Re: Is the STC worth it?

Subject: Re: Is the STC worth it?
From: Suzette Leeming <suzette -dot- leeming -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Rick Lippincott <rjl6955 -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 5 Nov 2014 17:10:27 -0500

On the STC website, it sounds as if it's just "on hold" for now:

http://www.stc.org/education/certification/certification-main

Some colleges are still referencing it as well:

http://senecatechcomm.com/careers/applying-for-stc-certification-as-a-certified-professional-technical-communiator/

Suzette Leeming

On Wed, Nov 5, 2014 at 5:04 PM, Rick Lippincott <rjl6955 -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

> Robert Lauriaton said:
>
> >Their certification program is a self->serving scam that's bad for the
> >profession. There's no way I'd give >the organization a dime so long as
> >they perpetuate that.
>
> The certification program was discontinued about 18 months ago.
>
>
>
> --Rick Lippincott
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> > On Nov 5, 2014, at 15:39, Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com> wrote:
> >
> > The STC was an essential resource before Craig's List, LinkedIn, and
> > others started offering the same and better services for free.
> >
> > Since then, STC's membership fees have gone way up as the value of
> > membership has declined to pretty much just whatever the local chapter
> > offers.
> >
> > Their certification program is a self-serving scam that's bad for the
> > profession. There's no way I'd give the organization a dime so long as
> > they perpetuate that.
> >
> >> On Wed, Nov 5, 2014 at 12:25 PM, Cardimon, Craig <ccardimon -at- m-s-g -dot- com>
> wrote:
> >> Third, for those of you who are not STC members, what is the sticking
> point?
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References:
Is the STC worth it?: From: Cardimon, Craig
Re: Is the STC worth it?: From: Robert Lauriston
Re: Is the STC worth it?: From: Rick Lippincott

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