Re: Career Path

Subject: Re: Career Path
From: Debbie Molinaro <debbiem -at- J51 -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 31 Jan 1997 16:37:29 -0500

On 31 Jan 97 at 14:43, Jane Bergen wrote:

> On 31 Jan 97 at 13:23, Emily Betters/Shiva Corporati wrote:
> > I know I have touched on this subject before, but I want to address
> > it in another way. What is the career path for a technical writer?
> > Being new in the field, I am having a hard time understanding it. Do
> Emily, why would you think there IS a path? Seems to me that this
> list alone shows how many different types of writers, industries,
> education, experiences, etc. that people have who call themselves
> "technical writers."

Instead of the path being a smooth curve, it's more like (if I'm
remembering the phrase correctly) a scatter diagram!


Debbie Molinaro : debbiem -at- j51 -dot- com
Manager of Technical Publications
Materials Research Corporation, Semiconductor Group
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-- Ralph Nader

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