RE: Am I experienced?

Subject: RE: Am I experienced?
From: Sanjay Srikonda <SSrikonda -at- invlink -dot- com>
To: 'Andrew Plato' <intrepid_es -at- yahoo -dot- com>, TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 16 Oct 2000 16:33:27 -0400

Oh, gosh, how I beg to differ with Andrew here. I just went through a saga
of being offered "big bucks" for doing a Senior TW's job. I turned the
offer down in the end but that was more for my lack of faith in the offering
company rather than the money being offered, but yes, "big bucks" can be
made in the TW field. Andrew's advice (gasp) however is very sound and very

As for the term itself, would "big bucks" in Idaho be the same in NYC?

IMHO, and my .02

-----Original Message-----
From: Andrew Plato [mailto:intrepid_es -at- yahoo -dot- com]

"Big bucks" and "technical writing" do not belong in the same sentence. :-)

Its not a matter of time spent doing something it is a matter of what you
do and your ability to communicate and demonstrate that to prospective
employers. There are plenty of people with 1 year of experience who are
capable and very experienced. Just as there are plenty of writers with 10+
years experience who are total morons and should go back to flipping horse
burgers at Jack in the Sack.
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