Re: Portfolios and examples

Subject: Re: Portfolios and examples
From: Ami WRIGHT <ami -at- ziplink -dot- net>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Sat, 28 Oct 2006 10:13:27 -0400

I?ve been surprised at how many times I?ve been hired without someone
looking at my writing samples. Personally, I would want the writing samples
in advance. If I didn?t like the writing samples, the person would never
make it to an interview.


>Subject: Re: Portfolios and examples
>From: "Gene Kim-Eng" <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
>To: "Sharon Smithe" <slsmithe -at- gmail -dot- com>
>Date: Thu, 26 Oct 2006 08:22:46 -0700
>I have about that many in my library, but generally do not carry or
>provide more than 3 or 4 at a time, which I select based on what
>I know about a company before I go talk to them. I can always offer to
bring additional examples to the next round of meetings
>if someone asks if I have others, but as I said in a previous thread
>I haven't been asked for any samples at all during my past three
jobsearching periods.
>Gene Kim-Eng

Ami Wright
"Technical" tech writer
American with international experience


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