Re: Returning to Tech Writing

Subject: Re: Returning to Tech Writing
From: "Bill Swallow" <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "Barry Baldwin" <barry -dot- baldwin -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 26 Jun 2008 10:12:05 -0400

> I'm trying to return to Tech Writing in the software industry after a hiatus
> spent teaching English overseas, and a stint as a translator promoted to
> project manager in manufacturing. I've got 6+ years of writing
> professionally, and 4 of those in the software industry.

Translation knowledge and project management skills should play nicely
into technical writing. My guess is that there is either something
less than ideal about the pitch of your resume, or that the hiatus was
quite long. Can you add a bit more detail? And is there somewhere
online where we can view your current resume for clues?

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