Re: OT: Early Friday funnies

Subject: Re: OT: Early Friday funnies
From: "Elisa R. Sawyer" <elisawyer -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Tammy Van Boening <tammyvb -at- spectrumwritingllc -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 21:34:21 -0700

Very strange indeed.

On Thu, Mar 22, 2018 at 7:32 PM, <tammyvb -at- spectrumwritingllc -dot- com> wrote:

> Nope, wasnât even a technical writing job at all - more like a very soft
> skills/touchy feely type of position, with writing to change management and
> making folks feel all warm/comfy/fuzzy in a new working environment. . .
> why the word "technical" was even in the job description is beyond me.
>
> Tammy Van Boening
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> Subject: Re: OT: Early Friday funnies
>
> 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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References:
OT: Early Friday funnies: From: tammyvb
Re: OT: Early Friday funnies: From: Lauren
Re: OT: Early Friday funnies: From: Elisa R. Sawyer
RE: OT: Early Friday funnies: From: tammyvb

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