Re: New TECHWR-L Poll Question

Subject: Re: New TECHWR-L Poll Question
From: John Posada <jposada01 -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 11 Dec 2000 11:10:09 -0800 (PST)

At the end of my resume, I list all the software that I have a
familiarity and I list them in order of strength.

I tell them that this is the way I've done it.

The beginning of the list is SW that was my primary SW at a contract.
By the time you get to the end of the list, I used it enough to open
a file in the application, make a change, and save a new version.

> > Hmmm... does it count if an interviewer asks "Do you know how
> > to use ToolXtraCoolnessPro2002?", you lie and say "yes," and
> > then learn it fast before the job actually starts?
> I've known people who said "I've worked with it a little
> before" or even "I've only had a chance to play with it, I'd
> need to brush up", but never said that they actually "knew"
> a program. And only if they really had at least seen it.
> Then went home and learned it as quickly as possible. Not
> quite a lie... more of an implication.

John Posada, Senior Technical Writer
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-- Buzz Lightyear
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