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Subject:RE: Working Off Site From:"Jodie Gilmore" <jgilmor -at- pacifier -dot- com> To:<techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Date:Sun, 10 Apr 2016 17:56:00 -0700
With regard to Ed's recent comments -- your mileage may vary.
I have successfully worked off-site for the last 20 years, have stayed VERY busy, have many satisfied clients, and rarely experience the type of problems Ed references. "Working off-site" still has a well-ingrained stigma in the tech writing world -- but based on my experience that stigma is undeserved.
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From: techwr-l-bounces+jgilmor=pacifier -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com [mailto:techwr-l-bounces+jgilmor=pacifier -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com] On Behalf Of Ed
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Subject: Re: Working Off Site
Working offsite full time is very challenging in these areas:
- staying focused
- keeping communications open
- consistent feedback
- lack of personal contact.
Of course those are the same challenges in an office, but more difficult to
I have found that there is one key contact on most successful projects. It
can be difficult to develop that specific relationship when offsite.
On Apr 10, 2016 15:12, "Laura Phillips" <laurap -at- pluribusnetworks -dot- com> wrote:
> Hi there,
> I am taking a poll to see how many writers work off site from their
> or as a contractor Â what are some of the challenges that you face while
> Laura A Phillips
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