Law For All?

Presenter: Marie-Hélène Girard
  Number of sessions: 1
One day your long-term client in the marketing field will entrust you with a "tiny contract" or "very easy confidentiality agreement." Whether we want it or not, legal documents come knocking on our doors. Are you ready? With this crash course for beginners, you will learn everything you need to know about the law to make informed decision about writing, editing and translating in the legal field, from having the confidence to take on basic projects, to providing sound advice to your clientele when it comes to legal documents to finding trustworthy subcontractors.

Techniques de rédaction pour les médias sociaux

Presenter: Al Hassania Khouiyi
  Number of sessions: 1
Ce webinaire vise à approfondir les capacités rédactionnelles liées à l'usage des médias socionumériques. De nos jours, en effet, les organisations, publiques aussi bien que privées utilisent les médias socionumériques comme moyen de communication avec leurs différents auditoires. Nous aborderons dans ce webinaire les meilleures pratiques en rédaction pour les médias socionumériques, les stratégies de choix des cibles et du support à utiliser et les règles de rédaction propres à chaque plateforme. Le webinaire vise donc à la fois l’élaboration d’une stratégie rédactionnelle pour les réseaux sociaux (Persona, axe de communication, ton de communication, etc.), les techniques de rédaction pour le web et la rédaction propre à chaque plateforme.

Introduction to Academic Research Grants

Presenter: Letitia Henville
  Number of sessions: 1
In this 60-minute webinar, Letitia Henville—a former in-house grants editor, and now the author of the monthly University Affairs column Ask Dr. Editor—will share details about the written and unwritten rules that grant applicants should follow, describe how research grant peer review committees work, and share resources for learning more about this rewarding and lucrative subfield of academic editing—including information about how to find freelance and in-house work in this field.

Getting Into In-house Research Grants Editing

Presenter: Letitia Henville
  Number of sessions: 1
This webinar will describe the political trends that have led to the emergence of research grants facilitation as a field, talk about the kinds of work that grants facilitators, editors, and officers perform, and share her top suggestions for applying for in-house jobs. The webinar will close with recommendations for new in-house research grants editors, to set them up for success in the field and in their careers. 

Personality-based Productivity

Presenter: Sagan Morrow
  Number of sessions: 1
If you're struggling with productivity, it's probably because you're using productivity strategies that aren't a good fit for your personality. In this training, you'll learn how to choose productivity techniques that work with—rather than against—your personality. Throughout this process, you'll discover which productivity methods work best for your learning style, plus how you can conserve your energy throughout the week (while making awesome progress with work tasks!)

Trouver, garder et perdre des clients… avec le sourire!

Presenter: Marie-Élaine Gadbois
  Number of sessions: 2
Quelles démarches permettent aux pigistes d’obtenir des contrats? Comment fidéliser sa clientèle? Quoi faire avec une cliente qui ne rappelle pas? Comment se débarrasser poliment d’un client difficile? L’objectif de cette formation est de vous outiller pour développer et conserver une clientèle avec qui vous aurez du plaisir à travailler. Basé sur l’expérience de la formatrice, une réviseure agréée chevronnée, cet atelier est adapté aux spécialistes de la révision. Il convient également aux autres langagiers et langagières, qui y trouveront des pistes et des trucs variés et efficaces.

Inclusive and Conscious Language for Editors: How to Edit for Respectful Content and Why it’s Important

Presenter: Dr. Amber Riaz
  Number of sessions: 1
This webinar uses scenario-based discussions to explore issues of equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI). We know that language is constantly evolving to reflect rapidly changing social interactions and dynamics. How do we, as editors and publishing professionals, keep up with these changes? How do we express our flexibility, our willingness to change, in our work? What are the issues we need to be aware of as we consider EDI and accessibility? By the end of the webinar, participants will have an understanding of EDI issues most relevant to editing and publishing, and practice how editors can help shape language with an eye to inclusion and justice.

Niching Down: How Specializing Can Boost Your Business

Presenter: Brenna Bailey-Davies and Erin Servais
  Number of sessions: 1
Here’s the question that will change the trajectory of your career: Should you be a generalist or a specialist? Being a specialist and “niching down” means selecting an area to focus your editing practice, rather than being a generalist and taking any project that comes your way. It may feel counterintuitive, but niching down can help you get more clients, make more money, and build a bigger and better reputation as an expert and thought leader.