Re: Certifications

Subject: Re: Certifications
From: Jonathan Baker <jbaker2525 -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "Janoff, Steven" <Steven -dot- Janoff -at- hologic -dot- com>, Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>, "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 01 Mar 2017 01:28:11 +0000

What about W3C certs in HTML/XML/CMS and others like JavaScript? I know
that there are others in the same vein.

Or Microsoft offers a certification for MS Office. I know it may sound
silly, but a lot of the world still lives and dies by MS Word, etc.

Jon


On Tue, Feb 28, 2017 at 7:56 PM Janoff, Steven <Steven -dot- Janoff -at- hologic -dot- com>
wrote:

> To make it even clearer (or muddier), I'm looking for certs *other* than
> tech writing-specific certs (like STC) that would enhance a tech writer's
> profile.
>
> This is not for marketability purposes, necessarily. (That's a bonus but
> not a requirement.)
>
> What would add prestige appearing after one's name? Obviously MD, JD, and
> CPA are not what we're talking about here (nor MBA, although that's a good
> one -- but that's a degree, and I'm looking for certifications).
>
> Thanks,
>
> Steve
>
> PS - PMP would qualify but I'm talking about other than those too.
>
>
> On Tuesday, February 28, 2017 4:30 PM, Robert Lauriston wrote:
>
> The STC certification might be useful in finding candidates with a high
> tolerance for boredom. The book they use is preposterously low-level.
>
> On Tue, Feb 28, 2017 at 3:59 PM, Janoff, Steven <Steven -dot- Janoff -at- hologic -dot- com>
> wrote:
> > Thank you, Robin.
> >
> > I probably should have mentioned that the certs inquired about would be
> *in addition to* the STC and MadCap certs.
> >
> > The STC cert would probably cover the actual tech writing requirement.
> >
> > Although, this looks like a nice alternate.
> >
> > Perhaps I can phrase it to folks in this way, and I invite you to
> indulge a little: If you had free rein, what cert would you go for?
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Steve
> >
> > On Tuesday, February 28, 2017 2:57 PM, Robin Whitmore wrote:
> >
> > Our state university offers a tech writing certificate:
> > http://www.sfsu.edu/~bulletin/previous_bulletins/1314/programs/technic
> > .htm#754
> >
> > On Tue, Feb 28, 2017 at 2:25 PM, Janoff, Steven <
> Steven -dot- Janoff -at- hologic -dot- com> wrote:
> > Hi Team,
> >
> > I know this has been knocked around before but...
> >
> > Other than STC certification and MadCap certification, are there any
> other certification programs you can think of that are appropriate for a
> Technical Writer/Communicator?
> >
> > Particularly in the Medical Device industry / FDA regulatory. (The
> > AMWA certification is not quite right for us.)
> >
> > Setting aside PMP.
> >
> > Also, what about from a data management / content management
> standpoint? Any IT or semi-developer type stuff that would be appropriate?
> >
> > Thanks for your advice.
> >
> > Steve
>
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References:
Certifications: From: Janoff, Steven
Re: Certifications: From: Robin Whitmore
RE: Certifications: From: Janoff, Steven
Re: Certifications: From: Robert Lauriston
RE: Certifications: From: Janoff, Steven

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