Re: Finding that first tech writing job?

Subject: Re: Finding that first tech writing job?
From: "Milan Davidovic" <milan -dot- lists -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "Mark Xavier Phillips" <indeauto -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 14 Sep 2007 08:37:55 -0400

On 9/14/07, Mark Xavier Phillips <indeauto -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
> I'm looking to land my first contract technical writing job, preferably in the IT field. I've worked for years writing grant proposals, but have only written a handful of guides and manuals.

I and a few other people I know got our first tech writing gigs by
joining our local STC chapter, getting involved with stuff there, and
making good impressions on other members.

WIthout impressive resumes directly in the field, working through
personal contact worked well for us.

Milan Davidovic

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