Re: Trouble finding work

Subject: Re: Trouble finding work
From: "Gene Kim-Eng" <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2005 15:43:30 -0700


They aren't requirements a tech writer in any industry I've ever worked
in would "normally be expected to have," but they sound perfectly
reasonable for one expected to document products in an industry that
used them.

You don't mention where you are. $20 an hour would definitely be
low here for a writer with those skills...but not for a programmer
(the market for programmers here really is that bad).


<HBacheler -at- aol -dot- com> wrote in message news:272879 -at- techwr-l -dot- -dot- -dot-
>
> 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.
>
> To look at the 'requirements, experience' in the position experience, it
> seems that they are looking for a 18-hour-day split 6-hours here, 6-hours
there,
> and another 6 hours if we can get
> it.
>
> And all of this for $20.00 hour.



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References:
Re: Trouble finding work: From: John Posada

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