Temp agencies and job boards for local tech writers

Subject: Temp agencies and job boards for local tech writers
From: Dan Goldstein <DGoldstein -at- nuot -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L (techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com)" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 14 Apr 2016 13:00:52 +0000

We thought it would be easy (ha!) to recruit a technical writer/QA Specialist to work in Gaithersburg, MD (suburb of Washington, DC). We've posted the job so far on TECHWR-L and STC, and we've had three temp agencies work on it. Neither of the ads brought a response, and the temp agencies suggested only a few candidates - most of whom didn't even approximately fit the job description.

There must be hundreds of tech writers in the Metro DC area. We advertised locally to avoid responses from long-distance teleworkers, etc. Any ideas for ad sites and temp agencies in the DC area, or do we really need to go a national agency or job board to find someone local?

TIA,

Dan

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