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RE: Hobbies on a résumé (WAS: RE:New TECHWR-L Poll Question)
Subject:RE: Hobbies on a résumé (WAS: RE:New TECHWR-L Poll Question) From:Roger Bell <RBell -at- OptioSoftware -dot- com> To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Thu, 4 Oct 2001 11:05:08 -0400
I would not notice the absence of hobbies on a technical writer resume. I
think inclusion of relevant volunteer work (for example, VP of Board of
Directors for the City Community Theatre) is appropriate. It shows
initiative and responsibility. However, I would not miss it being on a
I do hate when people list irrelevant memberships. STC and other
professional groups are fine. But I don't want to see political and
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