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The transition between tech writer and marketing writer is not so easily
bridged. It requires a transition from a narrow, technical focus to an
expansive, strategic focus. Not every tech writer/editor can make the
adjustment. It sounds like the marketing guy wants to be sure he wants
*you* before he commits to a full time position.
NZjaba -at- phi -dot- com wrote:
> Shortly thereafter, the marketing head started talking about a six-month
> period in which I would split my time between the two jobs, so I could be
> sure I liked the marketing writing, which would involve some travel. (I
> don't do any traveling now.) I told him I understood what the job would be
> like, and didn't think such an arrangement was necessary. But he continues
> to push for it.
"The world we have created today...
has problems which cannot be solved
by thinking the way we thought when
we created them."