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Subject:Re: Certification/Labor Shortages From:Garrett Winn <v2cdigw -at- US -dot- IBM -dot- COM> Date:Thu, 19 Nov 1998 15:11:20 -0500
And Steve was incredulous:
<...drastic labor shortage of technical writers...>
<David, I'll turn your remark --are YOU kidding?-- don't know where you
live, but they're not exactly beatin' down our doors in this area for
Here at IBM, we are hiring Tech Writers like mad. There was a big layoff at a
company in a city to the north of us. All our recruiters descended on the area
like a flock of hungry vultures (okay, maybe it would sound nicer if they were
a bunch of shepherds guiding wayward flocks). My manager just told our
department today to send any family, friends, or favorite pets with technical
writing experience/skills to him for interviews.
If anyone is interested in a job, please email me off list and I'll give you
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