Re: Aging out was RE: job-hunt weirdness

Subject: Re: Aging out was RE: job-hunt weirdness
From: "Gene Kim-Eng" <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L Writing" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 9 Jul 2009 21:46:56 -0700

Probably to build up that skillset with specialized technical knowledge that the
English-major technical writers that make up the dotcom-era trained bulge in the
candidate pool. IMO, the "non-technical technical writer" who is not an SME and
interviews those who are for information and then organizes it is an endangered
species, regardless of age. The market has turned back to its pre-dotcom state,
where the most employable technical writer is someone with prior hands-on
design, support or other experience in the technology or product type being
documented.

Gene Kim-Eng


----- Original Message -----
From: "Sarah Stegall" <sstegall -at- bivio -dot- net>
> So what's the career path for someone who found her comfort zone fifteen
> years ago and now just wants to hone her skills/toolset?

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References:
Re: job-hunt weirdness: From: Erik Hare
RE: job-hunt weirdness: From: Dana Worley
Re: job-hunt weirdness: From: Peter Neilson
Re: job-hunt weirdness: From: Dana Worley
RE: job-hunt weirdness: From: McLauchlan, Kevin
Aging out was RE: job-hunt weirdness: From: Sarah Stegall
RE: Aging out was RE: job-hunt weirdness: From: Leonard C. Porrello
Re: Aging out was RE: job-hunt weirdness: From: Gene Kim-Eng
RE: Aging out was RE: job-hunt weirdness: From: Sarah Stegall

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