RE: Certification: Ernest and Scribbler

Subject: RE: Certification: Ernest and Scribbler
From: "Al Geist" <al -dot- geist -at- geistassociates -dot- com>
To: <dvora -at- tech-challenged -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>, "'Bill Swallow'" <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2010 07:29:33 -0400

Deborah Hemstreet wrote:

"I've been a proponent of certification for a long time. Why? Because I've
watched terribly incompetent people become billed as great technical
writers, while the competent and experienced people get passed over and
forgotten. I've worked with people in STC who are passionate about our
profession, and their technical communication skills in actual practice are
horrific."

HI Deborah,
Who's to say that those horrific writers won't still get great billing with
the certification program and those incredibly competent and experienced
people won't still get passed over and forgotten?

Al Geist
Technical Communicator, Help, Web Design, Video, Photography
Office/Msg: 802-872-9190
Cell: 802-578-3964
E-mail: al -dot- geist -at- geistassociates -dot- com
Website: www.geistassociates.com
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Follow-Ups:

References:
RE: Certification: Ernest and Scribbler: From: Sharon Burton
RE: Certification: Ernest and Scribbler: From: Keith Hood
Re: Certification: Ernest and Scribbler: From: Wade Courtney
Re: Certification: Ernest and Scribbler: From: Suzette Leeming
Re: Certification: Ernest and Scribbler: From: Gene Kim-Eng
Re: Certification: Ernest and Scribbler: From: Mike Starr
Re: Certification: Ernest and Scribbler: From: Suzette Leeming
Re: Certification: Ernest and Scribbler: From: Deborah Hemstreet

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