Articles & Resources in Communications

Professional associations, universities and colleges, government agencies, and peer reviewed/scholarly journals are all excellent sources from which to retrieve articles and resources related to careers.

Communications & Journalism

Education Portal - Communications & Journalism: articles about careers in Communications and Journalism, career information for degrees in Media Studies,Public Relations and Advertising, Radio and Television Broadcasting and much more.

Corporate Trainer

Rediff - Do you have what it takes?: article that helps you decide if you have what it takes to be a corporate trainer.

You The Designer - 25 Graphic Design Preparation Tips: 25 helpful hints if you are planning a career as a Graphic Designer. Check out the rest of the blog - tons of relevant information and resources for designers.

Graphic Design

Society of Graphic Designers of Canada - Considering a design career?: discussing careers in design in Canada.

Rediff - Do you have what it takes?: article that helps you decide if you have what it takes to be a corporate trainer.

Writing

National Association of Science Writers: although this is an American site, the 'Articles' section as useful information for people considering a field as a science writer.

Scribblepad: a UK site with tips and advice about developing your creative writing skills.

Writing Forward - Creative Writing: focused on creative writing is both informationally rich and creatively inspiring.

Write To Done: a blog written by an experienced writer, Mary Jaksch, with loads of information if you are passionate about writing.

Technical Writing

I'd Rather Be Writing: a great blog written by a technical writer. The section on 'Beginner Tips' is a great resources for information relevant to people interested in this field.

Talentegg - Careers Paths for Technical Writing: there is more than one way to become a technical writer - this articles outlines four of them.

Speech Writing

All About Writing Speeches: article with tips and advice for managing a career as a speech writer.

Public Affairs Council - Speechwriting 101: an article posted by the Public Affairs Council (US) about how to write a great speech.

Market Research

Careers in Market Research: a video about careers in market research that gives you a good snapshot of what to expect from a recruiter in the field.

Careers in Marketing: a good overivew of careers in market research including skills requires, job options, salaries and trends.

Publishing

Scholarly Kitchen - Interested in a Career in Publishing?: publishing is a a field in flux. This article has advice, information and links for people interested in this chalenging career path. The rest of the blog is a terrific resource to bookmark as well.

How to become a Publisher: article with tips and advice for managing a career as a speech writer.

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