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Subject:RE: Average Length of TW Resume From:Scottie Lover <iluvscotties -at- mindspring -dot- com> To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Thu, 30 Mar 2000 08:06:09 -0500
At 07:55 AM 03/30/2000 -0500, Win Day wrote:
>...I've been hearing more and more horror stories lately, both
>on this list and from colleagues who recruit writers, about
>candidates who make false claims about material in their portfolios
I've never had a problem with that. Reasonable questioning makes it clear
that I created and developed the systems I wrote about, and that it was I
who wrote the respective manuals.
Hence, the problem appears to be a combination of people who lie about
their accomplishments, and interviewers who don't ask questions that would
determine whether or not they actually did what they claimed.