Re: Career|Skill Advice

Subject: Re: Career|Skill Advice
From: Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: Bill Swallow <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 3 Nov 2011 09:01:06 -0700

This is inevitably going to be one of those "it depends" questions, with
the answers derived from what you do. If you're in SW, code, programming
and usability would probably all be good choices; if you're documenting
heavy machinery, the SW stuff could be useless and human factors and OSHA
topics might be more applicable.

Generally speaking, I'd say domain-related knowledge and most especially
anything that enhances your ability to acquire more domain-related
knowledge OTJ.

Gene Kim-Eng


On Thu, Nov 3, 2011 at 9:57 AM, Roberta Hennessey <rahennessey -at- gmail -dot- com>
> wrote:
> As a tech writer in the current environment, I am considering pursuing
> additional training. I am looking for opinions on what skill and knowledge
> people feel is important today and will be in the future. I'm looking at
> this more as a way to gain more "employer desired" skills. I'm considering
> taking some usability courses to enhance my skill set. Any opinions? What
> have others done?
>
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References:
Career|Skill Advice: From: Roberta Hennessey
Re: Career|Skill Advice: From: Bill Swallow

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