Re: Editing/Writing Test

Subject: Re: Editing/Writing Test
From: Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: Connie Giordano <connie -at- therightwords -dot- com>
Date: Sun, 17 Mar 2013 20:42:20 -0700

My version of a writing test is called a temp-to-perm contract. Because how the candidate handles project management, research and getting input and review buy-in is at least is important, if not more so, than how well he or she rewrites something while a clock is counting down 30 minutes. This method also has the advantage of not wasting anyone's time until you have narrowed your selection down to your #1 candidate.

Gene Kim-Eng


On 3/17/2013 1:52 PM, Connie Giordano wrote:


Many senior people in this business object to them strenuously, but I find
them useful, in conjunction with an in-depth interview and a portfolio
review. In my experience, you have to do all three. Relying on one to the
exclusion of the others presents huge risks.

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References:
Editing/Writing Test: From: Karen Felker
RE: Editing/Writing Test: From: Connie Giordano

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