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

Subject: Re: [BULK] Re: The word "documentarian"
From: Suzette Leeming <suzette -dot- leeming -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "Cardimon, Craig" <ccardimon -at- m-s-g -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 5 May 2014 11:57:18 -0400

I think it's having the "mental" part in my title.

Suzette


On Mon, May 5, 2014 at 11:38 AM, Cardimon, Craig <ccardimon -at- m-s-g -dot- com>wrote:

> It kind of hurts just to say "documentalist" out loud.
>
> Craig
>
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> To: Julie Stickler
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> Subject: Re: [BULK] Re: The word "documentarian"
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> 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
Re: [BULK] Re: The word "documentarian": From: Suzette Leeming
RE: [BULK] Re: The word "documentarian": From: Cardimon, Craig

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