Re: [BULK] Re: The word "documentarian"

Subject: Re: [BULK] Re: The word "documentarian"
From: Suzette Leeming <suzette -dot- leeming -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Julie Stickler <jstickler -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 5 May 2014 11:36:59 -0400

One place I worked wanted to call me a Documentalist. I convinced them to
change the job title to Technical Writer.

Suzette Leeming


On Mon, May 5, 2014 at 11:34 AM, Julie Stickler <jstickler -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

> My only problem with all the new spiffy job titles floating around out
> there is that it means that when I decide it's time to job hunt, it means
> that I have to search for multiple job titles that might match my skills.
> The list of titles that match my skills is getting pretty long at this
> point. And I'm sure I'm still missing a few possible matches! =P
>
>
> On Mon, May 5, 2014 at 11:30 AM, Dan Goldstein <DGoldstein -at- cytomedix -dot- com
> >wrote:
>
> > Same answer as for "technical communicator": If there's a job listing for
> > a "documentarian" with experience documenting APIs and quality processes,
> > then by gosh you're a documentarian. If they're advertising for a
> technical
> > writer, better stick with the old name.
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Cardimon, Craig
> > Sent: Monday, May 05, 2014 11:25 AM
> > To: 'Mike McCallister'; 'Julie Stickler'
> > Cc: 'techwr-l'
> > Subject: RE: [BULK] Re: The word "documentarian"
> >
> > Those who film documentaries and also documenting things.
> >
> > Playing Devil's advocate here, why can't documentary film makers and
> > technical writers/communicators share the title "documentarian?"
> >
> > I know you folks have strong opinions, so let 'em rip.
> >
> >
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Follow-Ups:

References:
The word "documentarian": From: Cardimon, Craig
Re: The word "documentarian": From: Julie Stickler
RE: [BULK] Re: The word "documentarian": From: Mike McCallister
RE: [BULK] Re: The word "documentarian": From: Cardimon, Craig
RE: [BULK] Re: The word "documentarian": From: Dan Goldstein
Re: [BULK] Re: The word "documentarian": From: Julie Stickler

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