Re: Chicago Documentation Opportunities

Subject: Re: Chicago Documentation Opportunities
From: "Wittel, Teresa J." <WITTTJ -at- NCSLINK -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 28 Oct 1997 15:31:00 -0700

Ah ha! A blow for telecommuting! Death to the old ways of pencil,
paper, and placement onsite.

We, of the telecommunications age, have arrived!
<snicker> <snicker>;-)
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From: Jonathan Leer
To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
Subject: Re: Chicago Documentation Opportunities
Date: Tuesday, October 28, 1997 3:22PM

Thanks for the response. Agencies like yours are missing the boat in
regard
to the growing number of professional technical communicators who have
their own businesses. These businesses are equipped to provide
professional
writing services from their own offices. Technology and production is
the
issue, not location.

Anybody who is independent has done onsite work at one time or another.
However, it is really unnecessary to require a writer to be constantly
onsite. Why? Because the writing task is inherently an independent
process.


Obviously interaction between writers and developers/marketers is
necessary
and onsite testing may be required. But with phone, fax, email, and the
Web, most writing and communication is easily accomplished. As an aside,
many companies hiring contractors do not have the space or computer
resources to perform the documentation tasks. My firm, as well as others
who have their own business, have the latest desktop, illustration, and
Web
authoring tools.

Honestly, onsite work is old thinking. Using today's technology, a
remote
work force can be more productive for your clients.

Jon Leer
LEER TECHNICAL COMMUNICATIONS
Distributing Your Knowledge to the World
http://www.mv.com/ipusers/ltc
603-471-0688 voice/fax

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> From: Kyle Gams <kgams -at- tri -dot- com>
> To: 'Jonathan Leer' <jleer -at- ltc -dot- mv -dot- com>
> Subject: RE: Chicago Documentation Opportunities
> Date: Tuesday, October 28, 1997 11:12 AM
>
> Jonathan,
>
> Thanks for the quick response. I have a number of exciting positions
> within ou Technical Communication Consulting Group (TCC) that I am
> looking to staff. We specialize in all areas of technical documentation
> and web development. At this time all of the opportunties that I have
> require our consultants to be onsite full-time.
>
> We work with consultants on a salaried or hourly basis.
>
> Thanks for your interest.
>
> Kyle Gams
> Resource Manager
> The Registry Inc.
> (847) 290-9119
> Fax (847) 290-9165
> kgams -at- tri -dot- com
> www.tri.com
>
>
> > ----------
> > From: Jonathan Leer[SMTP:jleer -at- ltc -dot- mv -dot- com]
> > Sent: Monday, October 27, 1997 12:07 PM
> > To: Kyle Gams
> > Subject: Re: Chicago Documentation Opportunities
> >
> > Since I keep seeing your ad come across this list, how about telling
> > me
> > what "exciting positions" the Registry has for professional technical
> > communicators who provide their services from their own offices
> > (rather
> > than onsite)? Or who should I contact regarding offsite projects?
> >
> > Jon Leer
> >
> > LEER TECHNICAL COMMUNICATIONS
> > Distributing Your Knowledge to the World
> > http://www.mv.com/ipusers/ltc
> > 603-471-0688 voice/fax
> >
> > ----------
> > > From: Kyle Gams <kgams -at- TRI -dot- COM>
> > > To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
> > > Subject: Chicago Documentation Opportunities
> > > Date: Friday, October 24, 1997 9:19 AM
> > >
> > > _____________________________________
> > >
> > > Technical communicators wanted!
> > >
> > > Online documentation opportunities
> > > _____________________________________
> > >
> > > The Registry, Inc. is a full-service information
> > > technology consulting firm with 60 offices
> > > nationally. We currently have a number of
> > > exciting positions available in our Technical
> > > Communication Consulting Group (TCC),
> > > which serves clients in the Chicago
> > > metropolitan area.
> > >
> > > We may have an opportunity for you, if you:
> > >
> > > -- Have two or more years experience in
> > > technical communication
> > >
> > > -- Have developed online help using RoboHELP,
> > > HTML, Doc-to-Help, or other tools
> > >
> > > -- Are interested in helping Fortune 1000 and
> > > emerging growth companies communicate
> > > technical and business information effectively
> > >
> > > -- Want to be part of an entrepreneurial
> > > organization
> > >
> > > -- Want high potential for training and career
> > > growth
> > >
> > > Strong understanding of information technology
> > > is a plus. Salaries vary depending on skills and
> > > experience.
> > >
> > > If you are interested in hearing more about
> > > these opportunities or others at The Registry,
> > > please contact:
> > >
> > > Kyle Gams
> > > _____________________________________
> > > Tel 847.290.9119
> > > Fax 847.290.9165
> > > _____________________________________
> > > kgams -at- tri -dot- com
> > > _____________________________________
> > > The Registry, Inc.
> > > 1600 North Golf Road, Suite 450
> > > Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
> > >
> > >
> > ~~
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> > >
> > >
> >

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