Re: Certification

Subject: Re: Certification
From: Brad Connatser <concom -at- USIT -dot- NET>
Date: Thu, 1 Aug 1996 16:40:28 GMT

In article
<c=US%a=_%p=DOTE%l=NTSERVER-960801131017Z-91 -at- ntserver -dot- dote -dot- osd -dot- mil>,
Williams Diane <Williams_Diane -at- dote -dot- osd -dot- mil> wrote:

> EEI (Editorial Experts, Inc., in Alexandria, VA, 703-683-0683) offers
> many writing, editing, proofing, QA, indexing, and software courses.
> Perhaps they could put together a test or program that could suffice as
> tech writer/editor certification. I know that it has helped me to get
> work when folks see on my resume that I've worked for EEI as a temp and
> have taken some of their courses.

Someone else suggested this very thing to me, and I thought it was at the
very least a non sequitur for someone who is familiar with their
newsletter. IMO, the EEI newsletter is a mediocre publication that often
gives the wrong advice. I certainly wouldn't place my confidence in such a
group to initiate and manage a certification program.

Brad Connatser
Concurrent Communications
concom -at- usit -dot- net

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