Re: Certification--a new concept. Discuss.

Subject: Re: Certification--a new concept. Discuss.
From: John Posada <jposada01 -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 9 Aug 2005 07:00:35 -0700 (PDT)

> > Ackk! You're trying to turn salt-of-the-earth tech writers into
> > middle managers!
> No...but I am trying to describe the type of technical writer who
> manages their project, which is, in my view, the only people who
> would care about being certified for whom there would be benefit.

> Salt-of-the-earth technical writers were never my target of
> certification. They're doing just fine with their networks,
> references, and proof that they can write very well. However, if

> > I'd rather get up early, check my email from home, send out a few
> > emails planning and coordinating the day's activities, then go to
> > my desk all day and get some work done.
> An certification would have both zero attraction and zero benefit
> for you.

What? No rebuttals? Where's everyone go?

John Posada
Senior Technical Writer

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