Re: Job market and career

Subject: Re: Job market and career
From: "Bill Swallow" <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "m d" <iowa_tech_writer -at- hotmail -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2007 10:25:11 -0500

> A lot of tech writing jobs are being outsourced. IBM revealed the other day that one-fifth of its jobs are now offshore. The future of the TW field is uncertain.

I disagree. Offshoring is all a matter of perspective, and tech
writing is in no more danger of uncertainty as programming, QA, tech
support, or toy-making. I take it you live in the USA (as do I), and
in Iowa as well (you got me there, I'm in NY)... Did you know that
European countries are offshoring labor to the USA (midwest region)
because it's dirt cheap to buy land and salary demands are quite low?

To everything... turn, turn, turn...

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