Re: Tech writer = office manager?

Subject: Re: Tech writer = office manager?
From: "Mike O." <obie1121 -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 3 Apr 2003 13:28:37 -0800 (PST)

Dick Margulis wrote:
> there are a lot of small, old technology manufacturing and
> service companies where Windows 3.1 is considered up-to-date
> echnology and the notion that there are people who consider
> themselves professional tech writers (at the kinds of salaries
> many of us make) sounds about as ludicrous as booking a flight
> to Mars for next year's vacation.

Point taken, I've seen the same thing. But somehow those same companies
know when they need a CPA instead of a bookkeeper, a lawyer instead of
a paralegal, a carpenter instead of a handyman. It's just when it comes
to tech writing that the high end and the low end of capabilities get
all mooshed together.

Mike O.

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