Re: Is recession proof? Instructional Technologists/Technical Writers

Subject: Re: Is recession proof? Instructional Technologists/Technical Writers
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Mon, 3 Aug 2009 16:33:07 -0700

In my experience, those jobs are more likely to be moved offshore than
tech-writer jobs.

>> From: klhra -at- yahoo -dot- com
>> ... If you are worried about finding a job that has potential to last through a business downturn, get a job that is more closely related to the core business of the industry. That means a job that companies see as being part of the process that creates marketable product. That means things like engineering, programming, database management, Web programming, or quality assurance work. Workers in those fields are more likely to be retained when a company shrinks, because they can quantify how their work affects the bottom line on the quarterly report. ...
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