TechCommNZ Newsletter

The TechCommNZ newsletter is published each month. To view articles from previous newsletters, go to the TechCommNZ newsletter articles page.

Salary Survey

Thanks to the 139 TechCommNZ members and non-members who took the opportunity to complete the TechCommNZ Annual Salary Survey. Steve Moss, former TechCommNZ President, has kindly collated the raw data for us. The full survey is only available to TechCommNZ members, who need to log in to the site to access the Member Area and Survey.

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Hot-damn Shelly Davies

Shelly Davies, managing director of Hamilton-based Shelly Davies Writing & Training, has recently bounced unconventionally and entertainingly into the communications landscape. Her brand is unapologetically different and her services highly sought-after. She’s one of the presenters at Collaborate2017 where her topic is: Just look at our hot-damn selves. She caught up with Jim Costello this week to discuss her views.

06 March 2017 | Read more...

Jaco, King of Metadata

Jaco Swart's career includes stints in electronic design, user experience design, and digital marketing. He likes to mine for data, concoct impromptu diagrams, and advocate for useful content. He is one of the presenters at Collaborate2017 where his topic is – Web metadata for technical communicators. He caught up with Jim Costello to discuss what this means and why we should care.

06 March 2017 | Read more...

Let's Tech Communicate

Latest trends in technical communication from around the world. In this month's column, we welcome tools for working with outdated browsers and for checking web layouts on different devices. We discuss technical communication as if it were a radioisotope and find out whether we can swear with words like "documentation". This and much more from around the ‘Net!

06 March 2017 | Read more...