Re: anon letter on predicting sucessful writers

Subject: Re: anon letter on predicting sucessful writers
From: DURL <durl -at- BUFFNET -dot- NET>
Date: Fri, 24 Oct 1997 19:32:34 -0400

What's worse is the idea (often fact) that *they don't know
they're not competent* !! This is part of why I feel so strongly that a
tech writer should be able to talk intelligently about the rudiments of
grammar and composition.


Mary Durlak Erie Documentation Inc.
East Aurora, New York (near Buffalo)
durl -at- buffnet -dot- net

Teresa said:
Since being on the
> opposite side of the interview, I realized how often people do
> misrepresent their education/experience/competency level.
>
> It is interesting to me that many people utterly fail the test. I am
> always surprised by this somehow, as the test is not that difficult. To
> my mind, as long as some people continue to fail the test we will
> continue to offer it.
>
> Teresa Wittel
> mailto:WITTTJ -at- ncslink -dot- com
> Sr. Information Developer
> NCS Education, Mesa AZ
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