Re: What Might a Writing Test Be?

Subject: Re: What Might a Writing Test Be?
From: John Posada <john -at- TDANDW -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 27 Mar 1998 11:25:46 -0500

Hey...I'd be happy to spend 5-6 hours in a room writing the material.
And the last five minutes of that period of time will used to write my
bill for $300 (6 hours @ $50/hr).

I stopped writing anything for free quite a long time ago.


Mike Stockman wrote:
>
> On 3/27/98 4:01 AM, Kelli Bond (versakel -at- earthlink -dot- net) wrote:
>
> >The applicant is placed in a room with some source documents and
> >computer equipment. He or she receives five to six hours to produce up
> >to five pages of a user's guide.
>
> I can't think of any companies I've interviewed with where I would have
> been willing to throw away "five to six hours" of time satisfying them
> that I can do what my resume, references, and writing samples said I can
> do.
>

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