Re: First Technical Writer

Subject: Re: First Technical Writer
From: Suzette Leeming <suzette -dot- leeming -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Melissa Nelson <melmis36 -at- hotmail -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 11 Mar 2010 07:03:08 -0500

Congratulations! I love being a company's "first" technical writer!

You have the chance to make the job your own - recommend the tools you want
to use, the process you want to follow, etc. Another poster mentioned a
powerpoint presentation - that's a wonderful idea. I gave a similar
presentation when I was my company's first TW. Great way to educate them,
and to get buy in for the process and tools you recommend.

Best of luck!

Suzette Leeming



On Wed, Mar 10, 2010 at 4:53 PM, Melissa Nelson <melmis36 -at- hotmail -dot- com>wrote:

>
> Good afternoon,
>
> I just accepted a job offer for a technical writing position today. I will
> be the first technical writer at the company. It is a large company and they
> have only used outsourced technical writers before and are bringing me on as
> their first in-house technical writer. I have been the only technical writer
> before; but this is the first time I will be the first technical writer. I
> may be on here asking advice from time to time! Thought I would give you all
> a fair warning. :)
>
> Have a great day!
>
> Melissa
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produce desktop, Web, or print deliverables. Just write (or import)
and Doc-To-Help does the rest. Free trial: http://www.doctohelp.com

Explore CAREER options and paths related to Technical Writing,
learn to create SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS documents, and
get tips on FUNCTIONAL SPECIFICATION best practices. Free at:
http://www.ModernAnalyst.com

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