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Subject:Re: Can this career be saved? From:Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com> To:becca -at- di -dot- org Date:Mon, 6 Jun 2011 11:47:00 -0700
With 25 years of prior experience and good references, I think your
biggest areas to work on are updating whatever technical knowledge you
have/had in the fields you were writing in and getting updated on
current practices. I don't think that getting the certificates would
help all that much..
On Mon, Jun 6, 2011 at 9:11 AM, Becca <becca_price -at- yahoo -dot- com> wrote:
> I was a tech writer for 25 years, doing mostly independent contracts - my last few full-time jobs ended, however, when the company I was working for went out of business.
> Due to family reasons, I haven't worked in the field since 2003. I've had a few part-time jobs, but mostly I've been a stay at home mom with two special needs children. Now the kids are grown and driving themselves and in college. I really miss technical writing, and would like to get back into the business.
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