Re: Interesting job description

Subject: Re: Interesting job description
From: Lauren <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Fri, 7 Oct 2016 13:14:02 -0700

It reads to me like they had a low rate and could only attract junior tech writers. One of the perils of not paying well is getting someone who needs more guidance and coaching than a senior tech writer would require. The bottom line is, pay what the job is worth to get the project completed on time and with few headaches.

On 10/7/2016 12:20 PM, Keith Hood wrote:

Here's a topic for discussion: A while back, I saw a description for a
technical writer opening. It included one line that I found most highly
interesting. Along with the usual stuff about required skills and duties,
there was this:

"Must operate independently on tight schedules without placing excess
demands on subject matter experts"

I can think of two ways to read this, both bad. But perhaps I'm too
cyncial, and there is a way to read this as an indicator of a positive
situation. Your thoughts?

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