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Subject:Re: Can strong process create writers? From:Elna Tymes <etymes -at- LTS -dot- COM> Date:Mon, 9 Nov 1998 20:47:34 -0800
Colleen Adams wrote:
> Do you think that a strong documentation process can actually create a
> technical writer (entry-level) out of someone who shows potential for
> this field, yet has no real world experience?
You betcha! That's why our intern program has been so successful. We believe
that people who have basic writing ability plus a demonstrated willingness to
learn the software tools of this industry can in fact turn into high-quality
technical writers or other occupations related to technical communications. Of
the 30 or so who have gone through our intern program in the last three years,
about half are now successful technical writers. The remainder have a variety
of other titles, the most impressive one being Chief Information Officer (for a