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> 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.
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