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Subject:RE: Finding a good job title From:"Carnall, Jane" <Jane -dot- Carnall -at- compaq -dot- com> To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Tue, 6 Feb 2001 15:08:53 -0000
>All I know is what I read on the list :-). The way the topic keeps
>appearing on this list, it's worse than Dracula.
I didn't know Dracula was subbed to this list... I thought he was a tax
accountant. (You know, the kind of people who can get blood from... well,
>Of course, as Connie says, some corporate cultures place more
>emphasis on job titles than others, so, in those environments,
>emphasis on job titles than others, so, in those environments
>everyone has the obsession to a degree. But, even then, I suspect
>that writers will have it worse than others.
I would have put it down to our being relentlessly fond of playing with
words. At least partially. In all of my jobs I've been called a technical
writer: in some of them, if I'd wanted to, I could have invented some
glowing title for myself. Had I been one degree more bored, I might have
done, just for the hell of it.
Online Help Designer
Technical Communicator (I worked with a guy who called himself this)
Wise Word Expert
Fangs for the memories,
Call Me What You Want So Long As You Pay Me, Compaq, UK
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