Category Archives: Office Politics

Thoughts After the Fact–Dressing for Success

My professional mentor D2 suggested that I revisit previous posts from this blog to add thoughts after the fact. Today I’ll be reviewing a couple of older posts from Heroic Technical Writing, adding or refining my thoughts since they were first written. … Continue reading

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Office Politics, Again Reconsidered

On Monday, I discussed why workplaces can have “politics” affect the ability of individuals to just to do the job. Today I thought I’d talk a little bit about how those politics can manifest themselves and when they can become … Continue reading

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Office Politics, Reconsidered

I’ve written before about handling national politics in the workplace. Today I want to talk about office politics more specifically, which is a different topic because you’re discussing the politics of how work is done in the office.

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Hiring a Tech Writer: What to Expect

I’ve worked with customers who are used to technical writers and know how to smoothly integrate them into their workplace. Others…not as much. A friend recently described what we do as “this whole other world,” which hadn’t occurred to me … Continue reading

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Follow-Up

I’m a tad grouchy today, and I apologize. The source of today’s grumpiness is related to people not following up on simple tasks.

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