Re: Tech Writer screening questions

Subject: Re: Tech Writer screening questions
From: John Posada <jposada01 -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: "List, Techwriter" <TECHWR-L -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 13 Jun 2000 08:33:35 -0700 (PDT)

The first three that come to mind.

1) Q: Name at least two published style guides
A: 1) Chicago
2) Microsoft
3) Sun
4) GPO

2) Q: When creating a list, when do you apply numbers and when do you
apply bullets.
A: Bullets as points, numbers as steps

3) Q: When listing serial items in a sentence, such as "The dog was red,
big, and mean.", do you include a comma before the and or not?
A: It doesn't matter as long as you do it consistently.

--- Elizabeth Ross <beth -at- vcubed -dot- com> wrote:
> My HR department has asked me to come up with a list of 7-10 questions
> that
> can be used for pre-screening technical writer candidates. I've pondered
> the
> issue for a few days and realize that this is not as simple as it might
> seem
> to be.

John Posada
jposada01 -at- yahoo -dot- com
john -at- tdandw -dot- com
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