Re: Non Tech Writing Experience on Resume?

Subject: Re: Non Tech Writing Experience on Resume?
From: "Diane Evans" <diane_evans -at- hotmail -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 23 Dec 2002 06:33:50 -0800


Of course, I still maintain that your job finding will be greatly enhanced by using
a T-Letter approach to all employers and using your resume, focused on the
employer's needs, as a follow-up piece of information.

I can't say enough good things about T-letters. When the economy turned sour, I needed some way for my resume to stand above the crowd. I wouldn't be working today without having used one.

As far as the gap in employment -- if you emphasize your skills, the gap won't make much difference to the right employer. My son took two years off from programming to serve as a missionary. When he came back to the "real world," I warned him that this wasn't the same tech world as when he left. I helped him to rewrite his resume, and showed him how to write a T-letter. He was working within a week of coming home.

Diane Evans
Technical Writer

Washington State Coordinator, Tombstone Project
http://www.rootsweb.com/~cemetery/washing.html
Oregon State Coordinator, Tombstone Project
http://www.rootsweb.com/~cemetery/oregon.html



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