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Subject:Job Futures for Tech Writing From:ej0 -at- NOTIS -dot- COM Date:Tue, 29 Nov 1994 18:20:37 PDT
I am in the process of investigating tech writing jobs, and I have had several
people in the business state that the future (and near future at that) of tech
writing is primarily in contract work. For example, I understand that Arthur
Anderson is doing virtually no hiring of tech writers, but is having a great
deal of work done through contract firms.
This topic may have been covered before, but I am relatively new to this group,