Re: Advice for interviewing new tech writers

Subject: Re: Advice for interviewing new tech writers
From: Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: Kelly Smith <KellyMJSmith -at- gmail -dot- com>, techwr-l List <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 22 Jan 2015 09:53:45 -0800

Talk to them about the issues you encountered when you hired on - the issues, not how you handled them - and ask them what they have done in similar situations.

Talk to them about their normal MO in seeking information and getting reviews.

You should concentrate more on how they will work with you than on their nuts and bolts abilities, since you are just "sitting in" on the interviews and not doing the actual hiring and won't be managing them.

Gene Kim-Eng

On 1/21/2015 5:46 PM, Kelly Smith wrote:

Do any of you have experience hiring other tech writers and could you give
me any advice?

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