RE: Tech writing makes the front page

Subject: RE: Tech writing makes the front page
From: John Posada <JPosada -at- book -dot- com>
To: "'Lathrop, Sarah'" <Sarah-Lathrop -at- forum-financial -dot- com>, TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 11 Aug 2003 15:58:52 -0400

I'd LOVE to know how they came up with 129 tech writing jobs.

Not 130, not 128.

John Posada, Senior Technical Writer
Moderator: Yahoo "Techwriter" group
"If you're afraid to be second-guessed, you better not make any decisions."
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Lathrop, Sarah [mailto:Sarah-Lathrop -at- forum-financial -dot- com]
> Sent: Monday, August 11, 2003 3:49 PM
> Subject: Tech writing makes the front page
> On the front page of yesterday's paper here in Portland,
> Maine was the article, "Recovery eludes long-term jobless."
> It discusses how unemployment is rising among highly skilled
> people and the person they use as an example (along with a
> photo) is a technical writer who has been unemployed for over
> a year. In the article they give this statistic, "There were
> 129 technical writing jobs in Maine in 2000 and the Maine
> Labor Department projects that there will be 133 in 2010, a
> growth of only four positions in 10 years."

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