RE: Technical Writing Tests

Subject: RE: Technical Writing Tests
From: Kim Roper <kim -dot- roper -at- pixelink -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 11 Feb 2003 10:44:48 -0500


Beth Agnew opined:

> If a techwriter needs training on something before being able to work
> with it, I'd be very loath to hire that person.
> --Beth

I disagree. This is not to say that the TW can't pick up the "something" on
the fly, but often it's more cost-efficient to send the TW to training
first. As well, having worked in a niche industry, I've noticed that
sometimes that's part-and-parcel with the nature of the business.

Cheers ... Kim
kim.roper at pixelink.com
http://www.pixelink.com/

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