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Subject:Re: The First Job - how to get it From:Alex Ragen <alex -at- CHECKPOINT -dot- COM> Date:Wed, 2 Apr 1997 09:34:06 +0300
Tech Writer Wannabees-
Just to add my own experience to the list: I got my first tech writing job
(as tech editor of a well-known programming magazine, no less!) by
answering a classified ad. It was a part time job, and my qualifications
were about 15 years of programming experience and more important (as I
learned later): I was the only one of the candidates willing to come to the
office once a week to pick up the articles to be edited. All the other
candidates insisted on the material being delivered to their doorsteps.
So the moral is: you never know where you'll strike gold, so you might as
well look everywhere.
Alex Ragen - Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
Home of FireWall-1 - the planet's leading FIREWALL
alex -at- checkpoint -dot- com - http://www.checkpoint.com