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Subject:Re: Job market and career From:"Gene Kim-Eng" <techwr -at- genek -dot- com> To:<techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Date:Sat, 22 Dec 2007 09:07:18 -0800
Where are you looking for these jobs? Since the dot-bomb
hit, there has been a marked reduction of jobs in the internet
and software industries, but there continues to be plenty of
documentation work in aircraft/aerospace, heavy equipment,
instrumentation, medical devices, etc., the old "brick and
mortar" industries that provided most of the writing jobs
in the pre-internet era. The jobs in these fields that get
posted to generic sites like Monster or even to the STC are
just the tip of the iceberg; most are posted to industry-
specific locations where they are more likely to be seen
by writers with the technical backgrounds they require.
<linburrows -at- tiscali -dot- co -dot- uk> wrote...
> The reason I ask, is that in the searches I have done for Tech jobs,
> there seems to be very few. From one of the stats sites I used, it said
> that the number of jobs posted has dropped since last year. The jobs
> are permanent though, so are contract positions more readily
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