Levels of Job Responsibility

Subject: Levels of Job Responsibility
From: Nancy Allison <maker -at- verizon -dot- net>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Thu, 20 May 2010 15:51:32 -0500 (CDT)

Once more, with content.

Hi, all.

We got into this topic a little while ago when I asked for your thoughts about the difference between a principal writer and a senior writer.

I understand from your answers that job levels and titles vary widely between companies and there is no hard-and-fast rule or set of job standards.

HOWEVER, I need some reasonable resource to refer to that goes over this ground and makes the basic distinctions. An STC publication? A Bureau of Labor publication?

If you know of any resource that establishes what you consider to be reasonable levels of tech writer job proficiency, I would love to know about it. I need to refer to more than my own opinions when I discuss this topic in a few days.

Thanks for any and all help.


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