RE: Business Analyst vs. Tech Writer

Subject: RE: Business Analyst vs. Tech Writer
From: "Lauren" <lt34 -at- csus -dot- edu>
To: "'Combs, Richard'" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 12 Mar 2007 09:20:00 -0700

She's not much of a friend. More like a "friend" through work associations
and she said that she was capped on how much she could pay me. I made a
promise and I had other important and pressing issues going on, so this job
was somewhat easy compared to the other things that I am dealing with right
now.

Lauren

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> Sent: Monday, March 12, 2007 7:52 AM
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> Subject: RE: Business Analyst vs. Tech Writer
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> Lauren wrote:
>
> > Now, these days, the rate is getting lower and the
> > requirements are getting higher. My last contract was for a
> > friend and she commented about my rate, "That's almost as
> > much as an employee." Well, duh. She only wanted processes
> > documented, but she got a lot of business analysis and programming.
>
> If she was paying less per hour for a short-term contract than a
> full-time employee earned for the same work, she's not much
> of a friend.
> :-)
>
> Richard
>
>
> ------
> Richard G. Combs
> Senior Technical Writer
> Polycom, Inc.
> richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
> 303-223-5111
> ------
> rgcombs AT gmailDOTcom
> 303-777-0436
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>
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