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You’re Now a Technical Communicator

A summary of my remarks last night to the newest graduates of Duke’s Technical Communication certificate program:

Close up of a graduation cap and a certificate with a ribbonTechnical Communication consistently scores well in those “best jobs” rankings – in which careers are ranked according to things like income, working conditions, and potential for growth.

A recent ranking had a twist: it listed the worst jobs along with the best. At the bottom of the list? Lumberjack. I find this strange, given that lumberjacks have their own song. Nevertheless, in spite of our not having a song, Tech Comm rates as a pretty good career.

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