TechWhirl (TECHWR-L) is a resource for technical writing and technical communications professionals of all experience levels and in all industries to share their experiences and acquire information.
For two decades, technical communicators have turned to TechWhirl to ask and answer questions about the always-changing world of technical communications, such as tools, skills, career paths, methodologies, and emerging industries. The TechWhirl Archives and magazine, created for, by and about technical writers, offer a wealth of knowledge to everyone with an interest in any aspect of technical communications.
Stephen Forrest wrote:
> I could really take off on this piece of writing, but I sense this is
> not the right forum for it. Since I don't want to slam anyone, nor do
> I want to be flamed, I will merely say that I am really offended by
> In the interest of being constructive I'll throw this out for
> consideration: what does it mean to be a top performer in the context
> of technical writing?
Isn't "top performer" just marketing speak for "accomplished" or
"experienced" or "a really neato person, just the sort we want to hire"?
I don't see why you were offended. Did I miss a code word somewhere?
Stephen P. Victor Phone: (713) 513-2552
Technical Writer, Software Training Fax: (713) 513-2019
Schlumberger GeoQuest svictor -at- houston -dot- geoquest -dot- slb -dot- com
5599 San Felipe, Suite 1700
Houston, Texas 77056 USA