Jake VanderVaate

Resources for technical writing job hunters

These are some of the resources that I find to be helpful for people who want to start a carreer in technical writing.

Write the Docs

Write the Docs runs a Slack group with over 15,000 members who are interested in technical writing. Members of the group often post new job opportunities, and there are channels that can help you develop your skills.

GitHub & GitLab

Both of these websites are where a lot of software developers and technical writers do their work. Technical writers who want to familiarize themselves with software documentation should learn about the “Docs as Code” approach to technical writing.

Here are some steps you could take to build up a writing portfolio on GitHub: