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(Webinar) Getting Up to Speed with Federal Clients: Five Tips to Land the Job and Research Content in this Sector

February 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm UTC-5

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Join the Washington, DC-Baltimore chapter on February 7th as Kate Goggin presents the online educational webinar, Getting Up to Speed with Federal Clients: Five Tips to Land the Job and Research Content in this Sector. Kate will use storytelling techniques to share best practices/lessons learned for switching between diverse federal clients and content and will walk through case studies/samples of job announcements relevant to technical communicators. She will answer the central attendee question: “I have the technical communication credentials, but I don’t know this federal program or content. How do I land the job and get up to speed quickly on the topic?”

Agenda: The evening’s agenda includes an introduction, overview of objectives, how federal agencies contract, and time for discussion and Q&A. 

Learning objectives: Attendees can expect to take away from this session the following:

  • How federal agencies generally contract out this work.
  • The contract company role and where attendees fit into company needs.
  • How to research the new federal program/content by creating a “briefing book.” 
  • How this research prepares attendees to create insightful interview questions. 
  • How attendees can package themselves as the best candidate.

About the presenter: Kate Goggin is a Senior Communications Consultant with over 10 years’ experience analyzing technical information producing clear and concise internal and external information products for federal clients. She has a Bachelor’s Degree – Communications Consulting focus – George Mason University. 

Webinar information: This webinar will be offered through Join.Me. You will receive connection information through email. If you do not receive it, contact Carolyn Klinger at carolyn dot klinger at verizon dot net. 

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I'm a technical communication consultant working primarily in the bioinformatics field and also designing and delivering training classes on 508 compliance for electronic documents. I have been involved with the STC Washington, DC - Baltimore chapter since 1994 and am an STC Fellow.

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