Re: Entry-level requirements

Subject: Re: Entry-level requirements
From: "Whiteside, Dan" <DAN -at- MSMAIL -dot- STL -dot- GTD -dot- EDS -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 28 Oct 1997 17:32:07 -0600

I find that any company that demands that I type XX words per minute
doesn't want a Technical Communicator....just a typist...

Anyone else?

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From: Eric J. Ray[SMTP:ejray -at- RAYCOMM -dot- COM]
Sent: Tuesday, October 28, 1997 5:24 PM
To: TECHWR-L
Subject: FWD: Entry-level requirements

Forwarded anonymously on request (reason likely is clear).
Eric

____________________________

> On the lighter side (you may also find this pathetic), there are
> plenty of small, crummy software companies looking for "anyone" to
> write their doc. When I started my first TW job three years ago, I
had
> a "lowly" Technical Communications degree and couldn't even type.
> Today I type 60 wpm, my managers seem quite happy with my
performance,
> and my salary's about 35% more than when I started out.





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