RE: Job searching in this time of attrition...

Subject: RE: Job searching in this time of attrition...
From: debora ames <deboraames -at- hotmail -dot- com>
To: <steve -at- writersbookmall -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 5 Oct 2011 18:51:21 +0000


Steve, how does one (who is not a client) find out what a company's docs look like?
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> From: Steve Schwarzman <steve -at- writersbookmall -dot- com>
> To: Will Husa Documentation Solutions <will -dot- husa -at- 4techwriter -dot- com>
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> Bobby, in addition to looking for posted jobs, also try contacting
> companies/organizations that you'd like to work for. But don't call cold. Do
> your research first. Find out what they do, what their docs look like, and
> who's who. Then send an email offering specific assistance in solving a
> particular problem you've identified to the relevant person. And then follow
> up with a phone call. You might get an opening in the door in this way, by
> offering to help solve a problem instead of asking for a job.
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> Hope this helps,
> Steve Schwarzman
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