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From: David Wood <dave -dot- wood -at- MARRIOTT -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 20 Sep 1996 09:02:05 EST

<<<Why are recruiters and employers so obsessed with someone possessing a
degree in English Lit, Journalism or Tech Writing before they consider
someone for a job?>>>

I think this stems from the American corporate and government desire to
categorize employees into pay grades with job descriptions, blah, blah,
blah. Systems HR departments seem to have a real problem with how to
pigeonhole a documentation person. Now, programmer/analysts they
understand, but tech writers... they're just a step up from typists, right?
<tongue thrust deeply in cheek>. But then we've had that discussion
before.

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