RE: Senior vs. principal writer

Subject: RE: Senior vs. principal writer
From: "Combs, Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>
To: 'Nancy Allison' <maker -at- verizon -dot- net>, "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2010 08:16:31 -0700

Nancy Allison wrote:

> What would you say the difference is? Semantic only?

The former describes your experience and skill level. The latter describes your role and responsibilities.

I'm sure there are many senior writers who aren't the principal writer on their team. I suppose there are principal writers who aren't senior (although that's generally ill-advised).

Richard G. Combs
Senior Technical Writer
Polycom, Inc.
richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
rgcombs AT gmailDOTcom


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