RE: certification

Subject: RE: certification
From: John Posada <JPosada -at- book -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 16 Apr 2003 13:43:06 -0400

I think the problem is that certification is being based on existing tech
writer functions. Having them is fine. However, what if to be certified, you
had to have certain advanced knowledge that only a certain percentage of
existing writers have. Three examples are (there are many others that can be

- Project Management
- Process Analysis
- Basics in Programming

>If doing what you are currently doing is fine for what you want to do, you
>just ignore certification and continue as you are. However, to reach
>certification, you need to add skills that not only help you to do what
>you are now, but skills indicate to an employer that you can take the
>position into new areas if so needed.

John Posada
Senior Technical Writer
jposada -at- book -dot- com
NY: 212-414-6656
Dayton: 732-438-3372
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---------- Donkey
> employment and it
> can't mean anything if there is nothing to certify against.

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