Re: Interesting job description

Subject: Re: Interesting job description
From: Dave C <davec2468 -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: techwr-l <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 07 Oct 2016 13:29:22 -0700

Sounds like engineering dept whined that they shouldn't have *any* involvement in the writing or review process.

If you want an interview I'd make sure to clarify with the writing mgr that you would have all the SME access that you *needed*.

Dave

Lauren <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net> wrote:

>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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Interesting job description: From: Keith Hood
Re: Interesting job description: From: Lauren

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