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I have to "chime in", too on this one. Those questions from the website
were very, very beneficial to me just last week. A large corporation from
out of state (in the area I want to relocate to) called me a few weeks ago &
last week flew me up there to interview for a tech writing position they
have available. I was able to study the list on the plane so that I could
ask intelligent questions about the position. Thank you, thank you, thank
Lead Technical Writer
Nextel Communications, Inc.
Lorrie -dot- Staples -at- nextel -dot- com
---Patrick Warren <pkwarren -at- CSI -dot- COM> wrote:
> I now use a modified version of the employer questionnaire located
> TECHWR-L Web page. I formulated specific questions for the
> and also questions for the recruiter/agency to ask the potential
> they are serious and professional, they take the time to answer these
> questions, if not, I don't take them seriously.
Andrew Plato wrote:
I don't want to get in the habit of defending contract agencies, but I
do have to say a few things in defense of the recruiting process. My
company recruits a lot of writers (as well as programmers, database
developers, etc.) It is very hard to find people with good skills.
The questions at http://www.raycomm.com/techwhirl/ for prospective
employers are pretty good.