Tech writing, second career for women

Tech writing, second career for women

Often women are the epitome of multitasking, especially if she is a working women – Lots of challenges are at stake to balance the work and personal life. While home making alone is a challenging and completely occupying role with so many activities to handle altogether, there will be that extra bundle of responsibilities, stress and deadlines being forced on woman when they are working.

At the same time a job gives a woman not just a financial independence, but also the freedom to take her decision to a bigger extend. She can be immense moral and provide that financial comfort to her family.

However many a times woman is forced to take a decision on prioritizing her family over career to take care of the requirements of family. Normally it end up forcing them to take career break after marriage or even after delivery etc. This is a huge decision and many times an emotional one to take too.

At a later point once the family matters are stabilized, woman often think of getting back to work. However getting back to the main-stream career is not often that easy after a long break. Most of the time preparing mentally itself is challenging due to so many apprehensions about adjusting to a new work place all over again. Learning new technology or getting hold of the new technologies that would have replaced their earlier specialization areas and so on are some of the real challenges. Also the positions or the role once they were holding earlier may not be at hands as well at this point.

This situation can definitely cause high level of stress and conflict in their minds going back and forth. Overall, restarting a career after a long beak therefor is more challenging than exciting for women. So choosing a right career is critical in such instances.

This is where a career in technical writing can be a handy option. Technical writing job can provide the freedom and the flexibility they would be looking for. This is one role wherein one can easily show their creativity at work as well as giving that extra time and energy to the family also successfully.

There are also a number of freelancing opportunities at stake for a technical writer. This will give more freedom and one can be their own boss in the work too.

– Author is and experienced technical writer with over 15 years of IT industry experience. For any further details, Please contact the author at