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Subject:Re: What do independent editors do? From:"Anthony Markatos" <tonymar -at- hotmail -dot- com> To:Geoff-h -at- mtl -dot- feric -dot- ca, TECHWR-L -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com Date:Mon, 27 Sep 1999 15:50:54 PDT
Anthony Markatos <<...recently reviewed the STC
independent contractor salary survey. It says that the most
typical task performed by independents is editing. Who is
going to pay big bucks ($40 - 50 dollars/hour or more) to do
administrative assistant work? (That is who typically edits my
Geoff Hart responded:
This kind of attitude is both intensely patronizing to
administrative assistants (several of whom now participate in
techwr-l, having used their linguistic expertise to move up to
work that earns them more money and more respect)
Tony Markatos responds:
As a former adminstrative assistant, I think that you are being too
sensitive. I am simply asking an important (to me) question in as direct a
fashion as possible.