RE: New TECHWR-L Poll Question

Subject: RE: New TECHWR-L Poll Question
From: Kerstin -dot- Molthagen -at- etas -dot- de
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 1 Oct 2001 18:24:14 +0200


Win Day wrote:

>At 04:21 PM 01/10/2001 +0100, Jane Carnall wrote:
>>Judging by results so far, at least 2/3rds of us *do* write outside
>>our regular job.
>>Follow-up question: if you do, do you tell your employers that you do?
>> [...]
>I do if they ask. So far only about a third have asked. But since what I
>write is fiction, or things like annual reports and grant applications for
>non-profit community organizations, no one has complained.

Same with me - I do if they ask. Since my "outside" writing is purely for
fun, and done completely outside my office hours, I don't know why they
should bother.
However, I have not been asked during the interview for my current
position, and hardly ever at any other occasion.



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