Re: Ethics of posting samples?

Subject: Re: Ethics of posting samples?
From: "Gene Kim-Eng" <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 30 Jan 2007 12:40:15 -0800

I don't make a habit of asking candidates for samples, but
if I see that someone has lugged them along to a meeting,
I'll take a look. From my point of view I am less interested
in what's in a writer's samples than I am in what the writer
has to say about them, as in how long they took, what
methodology was used to create them, etc.

One exception to the above: I once interviewed a writer
whose past employers included a company I had worked
for years earlier. When I looked at the documents the
writer presented as his work, one of them included a
manual I had written while at the company, and nothing
he said about it disclosed that he had not written it all.
Since then, if your resume has a company in it that I
have worked for, if I see a document in your samples
from that company, I will be *extremely* interested
in what's in *that* sample.

Gene Kim-Eng

----- Original Message ----- From: <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>

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