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Subject:Re: Framemaker required From:Tracy Boyington <trlyboyi -at- GENESIS -dot- ODVTE -dot- STATE -dot- OK -dot- US> Date:Tue, 19 Mar 1996 13:55:10 +0000
> I have had the same experience. 300 might not even be that much of an
> exaggeration. I'd say that I generally see 1 resume that I'll follow up on out
> of 20 to 30 that I receive. And it always amazes me how many poorly written
> resumes I see from people who are presenting themselves as writers.
What bothers me is people who have no experience who just decided to
be a writer one day (probably the day they saw the ad). What are we
doing wrong? Why do people think *anyone* can be a writer? Why does
my boss pay our contract desktop publishers more than our contract
writers? Why did our last opening for a writer draw resumes from one
of our Systems Design guys and a woman who works at our print shop
(if you can print, you can write?) Why do we get resumes from
people who can't even show me that they have ever written one
paragraph in their entire lives?????????
Why ask why...
Tracy Boyington trlyboyi -at- genesis -dot- odvte -dot- state -dot- ok -dot- us
Technical Communication Specialist
Oklahoma Department of Vocational & Technical Education
I never express opinions, but if one slips out, it belongs
to me and not ODVTE.
"I think I did pretty well, considering I started out
with nothing but a bunch of blank paper."
-- Steve Martin