Subject: Re: ADMIN: FYI
From: Peter <pnewman1 -at- home -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 16 Nov 2000 12:45:32 -0500

Mike Stockman wrote:
> On 11/15/00 10:59 PM, David Demyan (dbdemyan -at- worldnet -dot- att -dot- net) wrote:
> >As a recruiter, I **always** check postings and archives when hiring.
> >On the assumption that the rude ones would give my clients a hard time,
> >I don't consider them.
> Ruling out candidates because they're rude is like keeping an excellent
> doctor away from your tumor because of his lousy bedside manner. A good
> writing candidate is good for reasons other than personality. I have
> encountered many very nice, polite people who were lousy technical
> writers. Great people to have lunch with, though.
> If you actually have clients who say "give me a writer who may suck, but
> won't give me a hard time," go ahead and do what you **always** do... but
> the ones who ask for quality writers may feel slighted that you omitted
> the rude ones.
> ----->Mike

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