Re: Requirements

Subject: Re: Requirements
From: "Herman Holtz" <h -dot- holtz -at- worldnet -dot- att -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 9 Jan 2001 06:13:50 -0500

Thanks for responding. I suspect your ability to learn what you needed
to know about the software in an afternoon is typical enough to show how
foolish it is to refuse to hire a competent tech writer over what is at most
an afternoon['s work. - Herm
> Herman Holtz writes: "What say you about the requirement to be already an
> expert in the software an employer
> wishes you to use?"
> It drives me nuts. It took me several months to break into tech
> writing--with various other writing experience on my resume--in part
> because employers wanted someone who already "had Frame," "knew RoboHelp,"
> etc. (Learning RoboHelp on the job, once I finally got a break, took an
> afternoon.) To add insult to injury, I've often been told that having been

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