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At 14:03 7/5/95, Delaney, Misti wrote:
>ARUGH!!! I'm unlikely to get to go to Seattle, and this is a hot topic for
>me: my employer is really pushing certification, but the only things he can
>think of as appropriate for writers is to become certified in the tools we
>use, like Word...
>will you please send me any information you get on the topic?
>I can tell you why I *haven't* persued certification: the two tools I use
>require a higher level of technical (i.e. programmer-level) information than
>I have need for - or have time to acquire. (and I have two toddlers in
>addition to a full time job: no time to persue any certifications!) I'd
>love to pursue certification in the *skills* my profession requires, but I
>don't know where to begin to look...
Any temp agency will "certify" anyone in the use of a "tool". I really
don't think that's what tech writing is all about.
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