Re: Temp agencies and job boards for local tech writers

Subject: Re: Temp agencies and job boards for local tech writers
From: Daniel Friedman <daniel -dot- friedman42 -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "Cardimon, Craig" <ccardimon -at- m-s-g -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 14 Apr 2016 09:21:08 -0400

Linked in and other job boards charge money to post job ads. If you post a
job ad to your company website (assuming proper SEO), it should get picked
up by Indeed for free. In the past I've generally found good candidates
through the Tech Comm groups for Toronto on Facebook (STC and local college
groups).

On Thu, Apr 14, 2016 at 9:14 AM, Cardimon, Craig <ccardimon -at- m-s-g -dot- com>
wrote:

> Dan,
>
> I have information you might find useful, but it's at home. I'll try to
> remember to send it to you tonight.
>
> Craig
>
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> Subject: Temp agencies and job boards for local tech writers
>
> 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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Temp agencies and job boards for local tech writers: From: Dan Goldstein
RE: Temp agencies and job boards for local tech writers: From: Cardimon, Craig

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