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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
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.
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 ALLDATAâsÂ market leading
> products is required." A friend of mine had that job and he didn't do any
> 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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