RE: Technical Writing Certifications

Subject: RE: Technical Writing Certifications
From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 27 Sep 2007 14:17:56 -0400

Ask them what they personally like most and least about working there.
Ask them to estimate their annual employee turnover rate and average
length of employment.
Ask about their investors and recent financial history.
Ask for an opportunity to walk around the work area.
Ask about company-organized social events.
Ask about money and work time allotted for continuing education.
Ask if their managers mostly came up through the ranks or were hired as
Ask about the flow of employees (if any) between them and their
Ask if the typical employee covers multiple areas of responsibility.
Ask for the best-case scenario of where the company might be in five
Ask what kind of work they've outsourced in the past, and to whom.
Ask about the relative percentages of full-time employees, part-time
employees, and contractors.

OK, there's a dozen to start with...

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gene Kim-Eng
> Sent: Thursday, September 27, 2007 1:22 PM
> To: Dori Green; techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: Re: Technical Writing Certifications
> ... What *I* really need is some way to test
> prospective *employers.*

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