Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Upcoming FrontRunner Courses

Content Reuse: From Idea to Implementation
Thursday, Sept. 23
Reusing content makes sense on so many levels. It's efficient; content is written once and used wherever it is required. It increases usability; content is consistent wherever it appears. It improves quality; analysis helps to ensure you are reusing the right content, and writing it the best for its intended uses and users. And, it facilitates translation; reused content is written, reviewed, and translated once.

This practical session aims to answer questions our clients ask us all the time, including: What do we look for in analysis? How do I get started with content analysis? What does a reuse strategy look like? Once we have a strategy, what’s next?

See full details and where to register.

STC Toronto's Career Day
Front Runner is proud to sponsor STC Toronto's Career Day to be held on September 25, 2010 from 9:30 until 4 p.m.; great topics, great speakers. It is a unique opportunity to take a day off from everyone's busy life, come and relax, learn about job search concepts, techniques and tools and exchange ideas with colleagues.

We would like to thank Uri Galimidi, MBA, ACC, Executive Coach and the keynote speaker of Career Day for his article on Competitive Job Hunting.

Knowledge Workers Toronto
On November 2nd, the Content Reuse team will be the only speakers at a Knowledge Workers Toronto  evening. If you missed last winter's STC Toronto Management Day, it is a great opportunity to come and learn about Content Reuse.
  • Location: Verity, 111D Queen Street East, Toronto Room (on 2nd Floor) Toronto, ON M3H 6A7
  • Tel: 416-368-6006.
  • View further information and registration. Please contact us if you have any questions.

RoboHelp Essentials
Front Runner in association with the STC Alberta chapter is offering a two day RoboHelp Essentials course provided by Neil Perlin from Hyper/Word Services Inc.
  • Adobe RoboHelp 8: Essentials: October 25th and October 26th
  • Alastair Ross Technology Centre 3553 – 31 Street NW, Calgary, AB

This two-day, hands-on course is aimed at developers who need to understand RoboHelp from the basic level to some of the more  advanced features, and quickly get up to speed on how to use them. There are no prerequisites. There is a requirement to bring your own laptop. (Don't forget your power cord!)

View course outline.
View details and registration.

Meet Your Career Day Speaker: Ruth Parker

The STC Toronto Career Day is quickly approaching. In the weeks leading up to the event, we’d like to introduce you to our panel of guest speakers who will help you realize, plan and prepare you for your career goals in the field of technical writing. On Saturday, September 25, they will share their expertise and industry knowledge with us at Seneca College (York University Campus), 70 The Pond Road, and we hope to see you there. In addition to the many great reasons mentioned, here’s one more reason why you should attend.

Ruth Parker, B.Sc, MBA

Ruth has over 25 years of experience in teaching and in providing career, work and academic counseling to students at the University of Waterloo. Ruth is a qualified MBTI (Myers Briggs Type Indicator) practitioner and has developed and delivered team‐building workshops in industrial settings. In addition, she has given workshops on change designed for women facing change in their personal or professional lives.

Leave your questions for Ruth in the comment section and join us on September 25 at the Career Day to have it answered.”

For more on Ruth Parker, visit RedClawPress.com.