Re: Trouble finding work

Subject: Re: Trouble finding work
From: John Posada <jposada01 -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2005 15:33:44 -0700 (PDT)

> I have found a lot of ads for technical writer, documentation
> specialist, etc.,, that require working knowledge/experience in
> Rational (RUP, ClearCase, SODA), Oracle (Various version), C++,
> Java, etc., (et al, programmers), which I do not see as
> background a 'technical writer' would normally be expected to
> have.

Where I am now, I'd be producing much better documentation if I had
deeper knowledge of several of the above (substitute SQL for Oracle,
.NET for C++, CAST for SODA, etc.) plus others.

To what limited background do you see that they SHOULD they have?
Word and FrameMaker?

John Posada
Senior Technical Writer

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