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Subject:RE: What department are you in? From:Rahel Bailie <r_bailie -at- trillium -dot- com> To:TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Wed, 1 Dec 1999 11:22:07 -0800
Dan Caldwell wrote:
>>Is there a particular department that tech writers get attached to when
>>they're the only writer in a company? I recently joined a wireless
>>telecom startup and found myself faced with the unexpected dilemma of
>>"where do I belong?"
>I, too, am a lone writer in a telecommunications company. My manager is the
>Marketing Manager (managing only himself mind you, as he is the marketing
In my last telecom startup job, I was attached to Engineering. It made sense
as they were my prime customers. The advantage was in reporting to the
Director of Engineering; when I had problems getting reviews done on time,
he could chew out his project managers because we all reported to the