re: What do I need?

Subject: re: What do I need?
From: "peemo peemo" <peemo -at- hotmail -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 01 Jun 2004 18:22:15 -0500


Seth queried:

What more would you recommend? Are there certifications, licenses, degrees, or simply more official work experience that I must first have?

----
Seth:

Change the objective on your resume.

I took a technical writing course many years ago and the instructor offered to look at resumes. She spent a few moments with each of us, and when it was my turn, offered that same advice.

She told me I'd been doing the work, but just did not have the title. I changed my objective, got a job as a proposal analyst, and then many more tech writing jobs followed.

My work experience showed I had the tools I needed to begin. So do yours.

Some might tell you to take classes, get certified, find a niche, etc. and that is good advice as well. But it all starts with believing in your own talent.

Just do it.

Pam

_________________________________________________________________
Watch LIVE baseball games on your computer with MLB.TV, included with MSN Premium! http://join.msn.click-url.com/go/onm00200439ave/direct/01/


^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

SEE THE ALL NEW ROBOHELP X5 IN ACTION: RoboHelp X5 is a giant leap forward
in Help authoring technology, featuring Word 2003 support, Content Management, Multi-Author support, PDF and XML support and much more! http://www.macromedia.com/go/techwrldemo

From a single set of Word documents, create online Help and printed
documentation with ComponentOne Doc-To-Help 7 Professional, a new yearly
subscription service offering free updates and upgrades, support, and more.
http://www.doctohelp.com

---
You are currently subscribed to techwr-l as:
archiver -at- techwr-l -dot- com
To unsubscribe send a blank email to leave-techwr-l-obscured -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com
Send administrative questions to ejray -at- raycomm -dot- com -dot- Visit
http://www.raycomm.com/techwhirl/ for more resources and info.



Previous by Author: Re: PDF = Print Disappears Fast?
Next by Author: RE: Free, powerful graphics tool
Previous by Thread: Re: More Friday pranks
Next by Thread: Documentation vs. Training


What this post helpful? Share it with friends and colleagues:

Sponsored Ads


Sponsored Ads