Re: Squeaky Tech Writer Gets the Grease?

Subject: Re: Squeaky Tech Writer Gets the Grease?
From: John Posada <jposada01 -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2002 15:44:21 -0800 (PST)

--- "Cook, Jenise" <jenise -dot- cook-crabbe -at- pacificlife -dot- com> wrote:
> Just wondering... for those contributions you make on the job where
> your
> boss is out of the communication loop, do any of you out there ever
> meet with your boss to informally share what you've done?

We do almost everything via email around here and deliver almost
everything via attachments. What aren't attachments, we place on a
shared network drive and send an email with the drive URL.

I simply copy him on the email for anything I want him to be aware of
or anything I think he should know, and I send to him about 10 to 20
emails a day. What he doesn't care, he deletes...what he does, he
files. I also keep a copy of EVERY email I've ever sent or received
(except delivery receipts) since I'm here. The most current 7 days in
my Inbox online, past that, a folder on my local drive.

I also use them as reminders for me if Im asked about anything with
which I'm involved.

If I'm asked to do something by someone not in my team, when I send
it back, my boss gets CC'd.

By doing this, I have not been asked once what I'm doing, and I
started here last August.

John Posada, Senior Technical Writer
Current gig ending 4/15
mailto:john -at- tdandw -dot- com, 732-259-2874

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