Neal Kaplan

  I'm a director of technical communications working for a data analysis startup in Redwood City. I started as a technical writer, and since then I've also been learning about information architecture, training, content strategy, and even something about customer support. I'm also passionate about cross-team collaboration and user communities.

   



2148 Stories by Neal Kaplan

How do I write a career aspiration statement?

Think about what makes you happy. Understanding what you’re passionate about can help you realize your career goals. Inquire about your research. Do you...
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Is sociology based on science?

Sociology is a science because it adopts and applies the scientific method, according to Auguste Comte and Durkheim. Sociology uses scientific methods in the...
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How do you write an introduction for a short story?

Readers should be excited. The lead character is introduced. Start by talking. Use the memories you have. There is a mystery to begin with....
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What are examples of formal groups?

Work units prescribed by the organization are called formal groups. The accounts receivable section of the accounting department is one example of a formal...
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What are the steps in strategic analysis?

Know your goals. Before you do anything, you have to clarify your vision. Step 2 is to collect and analyze the information. The third...
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What is the most difficult part in planning a business?

The financial section is the most difficult part of writing a business plan. It is difficult to project figures on a new business. There...
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How do you give a deadline?

When I give a deadline, I usually write, “please let me know/have this done no later than noon Friday” or whatever the deadline needs...
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What do you do with ARCs?

Books are usually sent to reviewers, bookstores, magazines, libraries, and other writers in the anc. The book can be sent to librarians, teachers, prisons...
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Is 3 days too soon to follow up after an interview?

A good rule of thumb is to wait four to five business days after your interview and then follow up with a message that...
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How many points does a collection affect your credit score?

If a collection is added to your credit report, it can affect your score by as much as 105 points and take your credit...
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