Re: STC certification: what's in it for tech writers?

Subject: Re: STC certification: what's in it for tech writers?
From: mbaker -at- analecta -dot- com
To: Steven Jong <stevefjong -at- comcast -dot- net>
Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2011 10:28:31 -0700


So basically what you are saying is that you were only able to create a certification for experience and competence in technical communication when you stopped listening to the people with experience and competence in technical communication.

We're not the target demographic.

Of all the surveys STC ever took on the question of certification,
the only one that didn't show majority support was a survey of fellows
and associate fellows. In my opinion, one of the reasons certification
was stalled for so many years is that the leadership, which was then
(as now) heavily represented by such senior practitioners, didn't see
the value of certification for themselves.

In a sense, we only made progress when we stopped listening to folks
like you (and me) 8^)

-- Steve (Associate Fellow)

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RE: STC certification: what's in it for tech writers?: From: Steven Jong
Re: STC certification: what's in it for tech writers?: From: Gene Kim-Eng
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