Re: Editing/Writing Test

Subject: Re: Editing/Writing Test
From: Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: Karen Felker <akaren -at- earthlink -dot- net>
Date: Sun, 17 Mar 2013 20:38:19 -0700

Take a chapter from one of your actual documents and mess up the grammar and spelling. Standardized tests are great if you generate standardized content. But if you did that, you could just run your docs through the MS Word spellchecker.

Gene Kim-Eng


On 3/17/2013 12:22 PM, Karen Felker wrote:

I suspect this has been discussed in the past, but I can't find it in the archives.
We're about to start looking for a mid-level writer and want to find someone with strong editing skills.
How else can we determine if a candidate has those skills but by giving them a test?
And if you are in agreement on that point, can someone recommend a source for an editing test?

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