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Subject:Re: apologies to job posters From:durl <durl -at- BUFFNET -dot- NET> Date:Wed, 28 May 1997 14:14:30 -0400
Please accept my apologies for this list's tendency to flame job
Apparently the job posters have had experiences like mine: I have yet to
interview someone for an entry-level technical writing position who can
define the difference between active and passive voice, and this
includes people with with 5+ years of what employers would assume is
technical writing experience and English Ph.D.'s--who have taught
composition courses!! (It also includes one high-school English teacher;
I'm starteda quest.)
"Excellent writing skills" at least lets us know that the poster is
interested in something besides software skills--remember writing?
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East Aurora, NY