RE: Resolved: Technical communicators can create information

Subject: RE: Resolved: Technical communicators can create information
From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2010 10:50:15 -0400

Hi Bill,

I misunderstood you to mean that there were no stats at all, but now I
see that you meant that there are no stats to support the "offshoring"
claims. I agree with you, of course.

Happy Tuesday!

Dan

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bill Swallow
> Sent: Tuesday, June 15, 2010 10:44 AM
> To: Dan Goldstein
> Cc: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: Re: Resolved: Technical communicators can create information
>
> Dan, these numbers do not show a negative shift in US
> technical writer employment as a result of offshoring. They
> show US trends through 2007 and the trend where the available
> data ends is positive. Nowhere is there a representation of
> US technical writer job numbers in decline as a result of
> increased offshore technical writer numbers. Please correct
> me if I am wrong.
>
> On Tue, Jun 15, 2010 at 8:47 AM, Dan Goldstein
> <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com> wrote:
> > ... and then went back up, and now _exceeds_ its previous,
> > post-bubble-burst number.
> >
> > Fred asked for stats -- Bill doesn't think they exist --
> but they do:
> > http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=technical+writer
> >
> > The page displays wage history by default. To display employment
> > numbers, click "Show employment history."
>


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References:
RE: Resolved: Technical communicators can create information: From: Dan Goldstein
RE: Resolved: Technical communicators can create information: From: Keith Hood
RE: Resolved: Technical communicators can create information: From: Dan Goldstein
Re: Resolved: Technical communicators can create information: From: Bill Swallow

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