FW: Job posting - Concord, CA

Subject: FW: Job posting - Concord, CA
From: "Higgins, Lisa R." <eilrh -at- EXCHANGE -dot- WCC -dot- LUCENT -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 25 Sep 1996 10:24:00 -0400

>This was posted to WISENet, a mailing list for Women in Science and
>Engineering. I have the poster's permission to post it here, as the job
>description really describes a tech writer, not a graphics designer.

Wrong. The job description is for a "page layout operator." This is
clearly a skilled labor position and does not require technical writing
skills.
For crying out loud, it specifies a minimum WPM.

I found this post offensive.

>> Page layout operator- Know all basics of Framemaker 5.0 with 2
>>years experiance. Must know how to create table of contents, templates,
>>tables, and index. Also cross referance, build books, reference
>>graphics from Adobe Illustrator. Reformat/intergrate documents and
>>graphics from other software, MS Word, Excel, into Framemaker. Type 50
>>words per minute.


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