Re: business cards

Subject: Re: business cards
From: "Wayne J. Douglass" <wayned -at- VERITY -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 5 Feb 1997 08:33:59 -0800

At 09:17 PM 2/4/97 EST, Virginia Butler wrote:
>Do all technical communicators have business cards? I am working at a
>corporation that does not issue business cards unless the employee has
extensive
>outside contact (e.g., sales or managers). When I attended an STC meeting to
>recruit for an open position, I was told to give out my director's business
card
>instead. I have offered to pay for my own company business cards, but this too
>was not allowed. I have resolved the issue by purchasing my own business cards
>that do not have any company identification on them, but I was wondering
whether
>anyone else had experienced a similar struggle to be recognized as a
>professional. Any thoughts on this?

Some companies are just cheapskates. You, alas, work for one. Get your
revenge. Describe this situation to Scott Adams and maybe it will appear in
Dilbert.

--Wayne Douglass

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