Re: Quote of the Day

Subject: Re: Quote of the Day
From: Mary Arrotti <mary_arrotti -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: Jim Barrow <vrfour -at- verizon -dot- net>, techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2007 11:54:52 -0700 (PDT)

Would your manager be willing to talk directly to the SVP & ask that the SVP use a less demeaning term to refer to the writers?

Another suggestion - ask your manager to publicize the work your team does. On a regular basis (weekly, monthly) send to MGT a list of your group's contributions and their impact to other groups, the company, and the bottom line.

Jim Barrow <vrfour -at- verizon -dot- net> wrote:
After a recent all-hands meeting, in which a senior VP referred to us as scribes, these developers started walking around snapping, "Hey, tech writer, go scribe; jot that down".

My manager is disgusted and wants to call a meeting. He wants to spend an hour extolling the virtues of the tech writers., I can't subscribe to this approach.

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