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Worked for a private company for 12 years. All 18 other employees quit through time and I was left alone the last two years with the CEO trying to save the company.
While reading through the instruction manual or documentation for a new software or hardware, have you every stopped to think of the professional who wrote it … a Technical Writer?
Technical writers have to document systems, processes or product / software features in such a way that anyone reading the material can understand it with little or no additional outside help.
Technical writers may write or describe a very technical system to a general, less-than-technical audience.
At other times, technical writers may even write for a highly specialized, skilled or technical audience.
A Mainframe Programmer who “received zero (0) interest” after hiring someone to rewrite his resume for Microsoft.NET Jobs is wondering why his resume rewriting strategy is not working!
So, the question is “are resume writers miracle workers or are there situations where hiring professionals to rewrite a resume will not help“?
Why Would You Hire A Resume Writer?
Let’s look at some of the reasons why you may want to hire a resume writer:
You won’t have believed me if I told you.
But now You, Oh Yes You, are beginning to realize it.
Your resume is the reason why you can’t get a programming interview despite your best efforts.
And when you talk to recruiters, Oh My, Do They Give You A Run Around!
Someone should have been kind enough to tell you that your resume is killing your career!
You send your resume to soooo many employers and then sit back for phone calls that never happen.