Re: OT: Early Friday funnies

Subject: Re: OT: Early Friday funnies
From: "Elisa R. Sawyer" <elisawyer -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Lauren <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net>
Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 14:26:58 -0700

I have discovered that a poorly written job post is not always the fault of
the company that has the open req. I have had some great experiences
working on projects that at first I was inclined to reject based on the job
post.

I'm with Lauren and Rick in guessing that they are looking for people who
can write about automotive or mechanical procedures and/or products. I
personally know someone who designs high-tech valves for several industries
including oil extraction and refining, chemical and medical.

-Elisa



On Sun, Mar 18, 2018 at 4:24 PM, Lauren <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net> wrote:

> The post does say "specific" technical writing skillset. What does
> "specific" mean? It could be something like automotive technology where the
> technical editors are required to have automotive mechanical experience to
> edit automotive content. ALLDATA's (they like caps) description for
> Technical Editor III wants this, "The ability to leverage technology to
> enable publication of automotive content into ALLDATAâs market leading
> products is required." A friend of mine had that job and he didn't do any
> writing.
>
> I found the job description you mentioned and that one sounds like a
> nightmare. "Ability to accept feedback from multiple sources and work
> through ambiguities is critical."
>
> On 3/15/2018 5:36 PM, tammyvb -at- spectrumwritingllc -dot- com wrote:
>
>> ...
>> The desired candidate will have a specific technical writing skillset. NOT
>> to include IT, technical or medical writing experience.
>>
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