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Sunday, March 26 • 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Using your Volunteering Experience to Boost your Career

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You would like to develop a new expertise at work or lead a project but you have no experience, you need credibility get the ball rolling. “I feel I have the aptitude to become a leader but I’ve never done it” “I just got an interview for a company that requires experience in AGILE, how will I get it?” If you download a demo software, who could testify on that experience? It cannot be on your résumé. Volunteering would. In this session, we will look at several volunteering scenarios that will get you started with AGILE, with team leading, with all sorts of new tools and give you leads to get that breakthrough you need. There are various ways to get involved such as long-term involvement or a one-shot project. You will learn how rich of an experience volunteering can be, while helping others.

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Johanne Lavallée

Senior technical writer, Signalisation Ver-Mac
Celebrating 20 years as a technical communicator in March, Johanne Lavallée has been working in R&D and using most authoring tools to elaborate users, parts, maintenance, installation manuals and guides for software, hardware, and mechanical products of all kinds. She spoke at LavaCon2015 and Spectrum 2016 and voluteers for Tech Writers without Borders and co-leads Quebec City’s Technolgical Park’s Technical Writers Club.



Sunday March 26, 2017 1:00pm - 5:00pm
2140 Rochester Institute of Technology (Louise Slaughter Hall - 078)

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