National Thesaurus Day

National Thesaurus Day

What do you call a dinosaur with an expansive vocabulary? A thesaurus! And thanks to Peter Mark Roget, you can also call a book filled with synonyms a thesaurus and reference one whenever you’re in need of a fresh word with a specific meaning. January 18th was selected as National Thesaurus Day because it is…

Shea Technical Writing Workshop- March 1-2, 2022

Why should engineers improve their technical writing skills? And how?

From conception to execution, and in some industries, decommissioning, all engineering projects have at least one thing in common: technical communication. Much of what engineers do ultimately needs to be “put on paper,” i.e., documented. Technical documents must clearly explain complex ideas to technicians, operators, engineers, management, and customers. But why?   Clear, concise, and correct…

Hire Professional writers for BOEM Documentation - Shea Writing and Training Solutions

Why Hire Professional Writers to Produce Your BOEM Regulatory Documentation for the Renewable Energy Sector?

No matter your industry, you’re going to need documentation to get your project off the ground. That includes the renewable energy sector. Much of this documentation is actually required by government agencies, including the BOEM. Here’s what you need to know about the BOEM, what can happen if you don’t have the necessary documentation, and…

Shea Writing - Document Control

The Benefits of Document Control

Is it time to strengthen your document control system? A document control professional can bring a wealth of benefits to a business by improving productivity, increasing profitability, and even streamlining access to crucial safety information—and professional training can help you fully unlock those benefits.  Here’s a rundown of document control: what it is, why it’s…

The importance of documenting tribal knowledge- knowledge capture and diversity and inclusion

The Importance of Documenting Tribal Knowledge: Three Steps to Diversify Hiring in the Energy Industry

How many times have you wanted to hire a non-traditional employee but couldn’t because they don’t have the prior knowledge necessary? Or wanted to bring in younger workers, but can’t because they simply don’t have the experience of your senior members? One of the biggest downsides to growing or replenishing a workforce is the fact…