RE: Getting into technical writng

Subject: RE: Getting into technical writng
From: "Combs, Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 11 Jul 2006 13:47:10 -0600

Joe Pisko wrote:

> I assume that this question has hit this email list some
> number of times, I apologize for the repetition. I have a
> degree in English and I am something of a computer geek. I am
> looking to get into technical writing. I am working on
> getting a certificate in technical writing (it will look good
> to the morons that seem to staff HR departments.) <snip>

> All of this seems fine but that first job has not as of yet surfaced.
> Thanks for any advice.

My first suggestion would be to lose the attitude that led you to write
"morons that seem to staff HR departments."


Richard G. Combs
Senior Technical Writer
Polycom, Inc.
richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
rgcombs AT gmailDOTcom


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