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Subject:Re: Finding a good job title From:"Tracy Boyington" <tracy_boyington -at- okcareertech -dot- org> To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Mon, 05 Feb 2001 08:21:31 -0600
It could be that tech writers themselves don't necessarily care but they know the rest of the world cares. Perhaps, once you've been turned down for a job because you haven't been a "senior writer" yet, you decide that since titles matter to somebody, they might as well matter to you.
(just a hypothesis; I have neither been there nor done that)
Tracy Boyington tracy_boyington -at- okcareertech -dot- org
Oklahoma Department of Career & Technology Education
Stillwater, OK http://www.okcareertech.org/cimc
>>> Bruce Byfield <bbyfield -at- progeny -dot- com> 02/03/01 06:38PM >>>
It may be a mark of insecurity that tech writers seem to spend an
inordinate amount of time worrying about their job titles.
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