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Subject:RE: Resumes and such From:Kathleen Kuvinka <kkuvinka -at- epicor -dot- com> To:TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Wed, 1 Dec 1999 09:28:39 -0800
I disagree with these and similar statements, you're not going to find the
best person just from their resume...I don't want to dredge through a pile
of 5 page resumes, anything over 2 makes me wince! I'll save these questions
for the interview.
> -----Original Message-----
> Not only do I want to know
> that you can
> play nice, write well, and use Framemaker 5.5 or Word '97,
> but I want to
> know what you've accomplished, and what you would like to
> accomplish. It
> also helps to find out if you're a logical or intuitive
> thinker, and if your
> skills will complement the ones already on staff.
> And I'm sorry, but just because you "know Word" doesn't mean
> you can learn
> FrameMaker in a snap. And vice versa. I want to know what
> tools you used in
> the past, and for how long, and what you created with them (a
> pamphlet? a
> book?). I don't care if that's "holistic" or not. I'm not here to be
> "holistic"; I'm reviewing resumes to find the best person to
> fulfill our
> needs for a tech writer.