Re: note taking

Subject: Re: note taking
From: Tim Altom <taltom -at- IQUEST -dot- NET>
Date: Tue, 23 Jul 1996 22:05:00 EST

At 04:19 PM 7/23/96 -0700, you wrote:

>How common is this practice? Personally, I went
>to college because I didn't want to be a secretary
>the rest of my life. Enlighten me here--are shorthand
>and production typing part of tech comm
>training nowadays? Should I expect to take a typing
>speed test if I apply for a new job?

Say what? I thought this sort of thing went out of fashion years ago. If
there are still employers out there looking for this sort of drudge and
calling him a "tech writer" then I'm enormously glad I'm working for myself.

Tim Altom
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