Re[2]: Job Searching

Subject: Re[2]: Job Searching
From: doug montalbano <doug_montalbano -at- CC -dot- CHIRON -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 7 Jun 1994 15:00:11 PST

Len Olszewski writes:
>...Rather than search for a job, search for a company. Research a
>series of companies, find out their locations, their personnel
>policies, how happy their employees seem to be, and so on....

Karen (karenk -at- netcom -dot- com) comments:

>I've been trying to do this (having changed careers!) and I have
>found it extraordinarily difficult. There is no really good
>source. ...
>A lot of companies seem to have "groups", and it's the group
>that needs a writer, or not. But finding out what sort of groups
>there are, and what they are like, is really hard from the

Perhaps Karen and others in this position could try a series information
interviews with likely groups in the targeted companies? I know that if the
wolf's at your door, this isn't going to help much, but if you have any time at
all it may clarify many things for you, and sometimes even pave the way for a

Well, it *used* to work....

Doug Montalbano <> Technical Writer <> Chiron Corporation
Doug_Montalbano -at- cc -dot- chiron -dot- com <> (510) 601-2862 (voice/TDD)
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and shoots the wounded.... --Rita Mae Brown, _Bingo_

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