Re: TW market in northern New Jersey

Subject: Re: TW market in northern New Jersey
From: Writers Book Mall <steve -at- writersbookmall -dot- com>
To: Katie Henry <katie-henry -at- att -dot- net>, techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Wed, 7 Nov 2007 17:19:33 -0800 (PST)

Post your resume on Dice, and you'll likely get
noticed by recruiters, primarily for telecom and
financial companies. Some will be low-end, but there
appear to be plenty of serious-level jobs around.

--- Katie Henry <katie-henry -at- att -dot- net> wrote:

> Hello, everyone.
> Long-time lurker seeking advice. I'm moving from the
> DC area to
> northern New Jersey (Essex county) at the end of the
> year. I have
> some questions about the job market in the area:
> 1. A lot of the TW openings on the job boards are in
> the
> pharmaceutical industry and require many years of
> experience with
> functions and applications I've never even heard of.
> (My background
> is in software and hardware documentation.) How
> would I would go
> about breaking into the pharma industry? Do I even
> WANT to break into
> the pharma industry? I get the impression that
> everything is
> extremely regimented and regulated. Are the jobs in
> pharma any fun?
> Or interesting? How's the pay?
> 2. Does anybody know anyone who works for AT&T Labs?
> (Either location
> in NNJ.) How about Siemens? (Preferably the location
> in Florham
> Park.) Any other leads for potential employers in
> engineering or R&D
> within about 15 miles of Maplewood/South Orange?
> 3. The web site for the NY/NJ chapter of the STC
> refers to the
> national STC site for job listings. Are there a
> significant number of
> NY/NJ job postings on the national STC site? In
> other words, enough
> to justify the cost of membership?
> Thanks,
> Katie Henry
> (Only one space after periods.)

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