Re: Trouble finding work

Subject: Re: Trouble finding work
From: Eva Whitley <eva -dot- whitley -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Sun, 17 Apr 2005 16:15:22 -0400

On 4/17/05, Donna Marino <domarino -at- earthlink -dot- net> wrote:
> I've been unemployed since December, and although I've diligently looked
> for a job, nothing has come up. I don't even hear back from employers when
> I send them my resume. And if I do, their rates are ridiculously low. Is
> anyone else experiencing the same thing? I'm wondering if this is just my
> experience or the state of the market in general.
> thanks,
> donna

No, I realized early in this contract that I had made a terrible
mistake, and I've been trying to figure out how to get another job but
I live in the boonies, and I don't see much of a market for tech
writers near Baltimore. I'm hoping my move this summer will help.

I don't hear back from recruiters, and since I won't work in DC, that
cuts out a lot of jobs. As a recently widowed mom, I think I'm stuck.
Good luck to you. --Eva Whitley


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