Editing Essentials: My Experience
I’m a new editor, and over the course of the past year or so, I’ve been searching for any and every tool to help hone my skills and launch my career. One of those tools was the Editors Canada Editing Essentials qualification. I thought that speaking on my experience with the test could be beneficial […]
The Editing Essentials Test Tested: Unlock Your Editing Career
You have just embraced editing as your new career. You have some editing experience, just not the five years recommended to sign up for an Editors Canada certification test. How can you convince prospective clients or a potential employer that you do have editing skills? The certification steering committee has come up with a new […]
Un programme d’agrément en français : utile? | Why Do We Need French Certification?
Dans quelques semaines, le Programme d’agrément en révision linguistique – Réviseurs Canada fera son entrée dans le domaine des services langagiers francophones. Pour le réviseur d’expérience ou pour celui ayant récemment joint le métier de la révision, le sentiment de compétence n’est pas nécessairement chose acquise, et le doute, la plupart du temps, habite son […]
Six Volunteers Receive Honorary CPE Status
Back in the Wild West days of editing (about the late 1980s or so), there were no competency tests for editors and few if any educational programs designed to serve the needs of the publishing industry. Some members of the then Freelance Editors’ Association of Canada were looking for objective ways to demonstrate that editors […]