Re: New TECHWR-L Poll Question

Subject: Re: New TECHWR-L Poll Question
From: Susan Guttman <sguttman -at- semantix -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 27 Nov 2000 11:42:12 -0500


Reminds me of my last job: all but two developers and myself were laid off
two weeks before a much-needed service pack for our mammoth software was due
to be released. They laid me off because "as there won't be anything being
developed, there'll be nothing to document."

I'm glad I didn't take stock options... ;D

on 11/27/00 11:34 AM, Bill Swallow at bill_swallow -at- yahoo -dot- com wrote:

>> The reason I
>> do not see myself leaving anytime soon is that I am
>> one of two tech writers
>> (so I am not overly concerned of layoffs)and I enjoy
>> my position a lot.
>
> Number of TWs in your company (or any position) is
> often moot when layoffs occur. FWIW, we were literally
> hours away from publishing 27 new manuals to print and
> to CD-ROM (PDF and HTML manuals) when we got the
> axe...


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