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Subject:Re: Help! First TW job interveiw From:John Posada <john -at- TDANDW -dot- COM> Date:Fri, 12 Mar 1999 09:17:45 -0500
> What pointers can you 'experienced' tech writers give to a beginner to help
> "close the deal" on the possible first job?
> All advice will be greatly appreciated.
> The person we are looking for should have the following qualifications:
> 25-35 years of age
How about: "Give me the position and I promise that I won't charge you
with age descrimination."
John Posada, Technical Writer
Telcordia Technologies, the company formerly known as Bellcore mailto:john -at- tdandw -dot- com mailto:jposada -at- telcordia -dot- com
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