Re: TC vs TW

Subject: Re: TC vs TW
From: "Gene Kim-Eng" <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 8 May 2008 13:11:32 -0700

In the private sector, most writing jobs that go overseas go because
they support engineering and other development work that goes
there as well. A company establishing an overseas development
or manufacturing presence with local writers to support it is more
common (and usually more successful) than using remote overseas
writers to support domestic operations.

Gene Kim-Eng

----- Original Message -----
From: "Lauren" <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net>
> Kinda flies in the face of the current trends to phase-out contractors
> in
> favor of full-time employees. However, my views are based on the
> trends of
> the State of California, which is trying to get rid of contractors.
> Large
> corporations in the area tend to follow what the state does, so I
> expect
> that there will be more full-time employees in the next few years.
> That era
> will be followed by a need for contractors to come in and clean-up
> messes.
> I kinda base that prediction on the cyclical nature of IT and that's
> pretty
> much what happened last time.


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