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For two decades, technical communicators have turned to TechWhirl to ask and answer questions about the always-changing world of technical communications, such as tools, skills, career paths, methodologies, and emerging industries. The TechWhirl Archives and magazine, created for, by and about technical writers, offer a wealth of knowledge to everyone with an interest in any aspect of technical communications.
Forget about the nonsense tests you'll find in the archives (I was given a test once for explaining to aliens how to boil an egg!). What we use here is company specific (so it won't help you), but the idea is that we explain about a simple product, give the candidate the actual product and a few examples of written material (data sheets) of similar products. The candidate is expected to write a data sheet based on the above (real work situation).
Some reminders: the above mentioned test does not replace, but complements interviews, examples and references.
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