Re: TECHWR-L Digest - 25 Feb 1997 to 26 Feb 1997

Subject: Re: TECHWR-L Digest - 25 Feb 1997 to 26 Feb 1997
From: "T. Mazza" <tmazz -at- KODIAK -dot- ADAMS -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 27 Feb 1997 12:28:43 -0500

On Feb 27, 10:27am, Stephen Victor wrote:
> Subject: Re: TECHWR-L Digest - 25 Feb 1997 to 26 Feb 1997
> Robert Plamondon wrote:
> >
> > So I think one should ignore superficialities and go straight to the
> > heart of the matter, when hiring.
>
> Yes, we've grasped your opinion already. The difficulty is that several
> of us believe that such "superficialities" as grammar and spelling are
> indeed the heart of the matter. They are the most basic tools of the
> writer's trade, and quite frankly I'm surprised to see someone who calls
> himself a writer denigrating their importance so vigorously.
>
>________________________________________

I agree with you, Stephen. I can see McDonald employees discussing whether it's
OK to have a typo or two in a resume, but tech. writers? I still can't get over
it. The experts?


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(Knowledge without character is wicked, and character without knowledge is wasteful.)

Theodora Mazza

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