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Check if or check that? Or: Have you tried turning if off and on again?

How often do we read or write that we should check something? Example: "Check if the computer is connected to power." Clear message, no misunderstanding. But what if it says: "Check that the computer is connected to power." more ...

Ten questions for Ines Lasch, intern at parson

Ines Lasch just finished her vocational training as a technical writer and is doing an eight-week internship at parson. We asked her ten questions. more ...

Vocational Training for Technical Communicators. How Does it Work?

Anja Schiel, trainee, and Ulrike Parson, CEO of parson AG, offer their insights into the vocational training for technical communicators. more ...

Make Technical Documentation Intelligent - From Content Management to Content Delivery

In this article, Martin Kreutzer and Ulrike Parson describe how you fill content-delivery portals with intelligent information so that users quickly get the right answers to their questions. more ...

parson's mentoring program

You sent the job application and the interview went well. Now comes your first day at work. Everything is strange: colleagues whose names you immediately forget, business processes, the ERP system. Even the coffee machine doesn't work right away. And where was that meeting room again? more ...

Prize draw: The travelling parson cup #2

Again, the parson mug was on the road! First it was only an office accessory. Now, it has become a jetsetter. A small cup's journey around the world.

From the beautiful lake Garda, the mug travelled to the lovely country named...well, wouldn't you like to know?

Since this country is not as well-known as Italy, we will give you three hints:

  • It is in Asia.
  • Its formuer ruler had many children. We are talking about a lot - more than Angelina Jolie and Mick Jagger together
  • The people are well-known for their hospitality.

 Tasse auf Reisen parson 2.1Where is the parson-cup? (Picture: Sabine Stoye)

Tasse auf Reisen parson 2.2Where is the parson-cup? (Picture: Sabine Stoye)

By the way, our mug liked this country so much - it stayed there!

If you know where the parson mug has found its new home and if you also live in Germany, we invite you to participate in our prize draw and win your own parson mug! Four times a year, we publish a picture of our travelling cup and three lucky winners are choosen.

Switch to German and win!

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