Re: Offshore technical writer

Subject: Re: Offshore technical writer
From: "Gene Kim-Eng" <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 18 Feb 2009 08:49:25 -0800

I have no enthusiasm for offshoring writers to
work remotely from the teams they support. If
management is setting up development in India,
China or wherever, a writer on site with the rest
of the team makes sense. Otherwise, I can
virtually guarantee my management that I can
accomplish more for less by offloading some
of my hands-on production to a local DTP

Gene Kim-Eng

----- Original Message -----
From: "Avi Hein" <avihein -at- gmail -dot- com>
> For companies that need or are looking for offshore (i.e. not America
> or UK,
> I presume), I just want to make a suggestion. It's probably more
> expensive
> than India or the Philippines, but you would get a native English
> speaker.
> Consider hiring a technical writer in Israel -- they are mostly
> immigrants
> from English-speaking countries, have the latest tools, and understand
> American and Western European culture because that's their native
> culture.


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