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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Brierley, Sean
> Sent: Monday, March 05, 2007 2:27 PM
> To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: RE: Opinion anyone?
> ... I don't know why a potential employer would dismiss
> non-U.S. technical writing experience.
Yeah, that one surprised me, too. I had no trouble getting a job in the
U.S. after working as a tech writer in Israel, and I know others who
have made the same move.
The companies that interviewed me wanted to know *what* I had
documented, not *where*. At one point, I got teased for bringing in
samples on A4 paper... but I still got an offer.
If you're having trouble getting that first job, consider building up a
portfolio of volunteer work on SourceForge, etc.
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