Re: Campaigning for a job

Subject: Re: Campaigning for a job
From: "Dana Ditomaso" <dana -at- danasolutions -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 25 Jun 2002 12:09:23 -0500 (EST)

Tsrouya Rachel-BRT022 said:
> What else can I do in your opinion to prepare for the upcoming
> campaign? What kind of tools (in other words, weapons) should I bring
> with me when I approach management in Oct./Nov.?

Show them the money. It's all about how your job either directly or
indirectly makes money for the company. Does it save support $$$,
increase customer rentention, allow the developers to spend more time

If you show them how you provide value, you'll certainly be able to keep
your job. If you can't show them value, then perhaps they honestly don't
need a technical writer.

Just 2 cents (Canadian),

Dana Ditomaso
Development Services Manager
Proud Developers of Maximizer Enterprise for Notes
Back to Back Winners of the 2002 and 2001 Beacon Award for 'Best in
dana -dot- ditomaso -at- cognicase -dot- com

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