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Describe a time when you came up with a creative solution to a problem in your past work.

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Describe a time when you came up with a creative solution to a problem in your past work.

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What is the next thing in the field of technical writing that you would like to learn?

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Tell me how you go about delegating work?

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I like to set a time limit on myself in which I must complete directly at or before that time limit. By putting a time limit on myself, i'm putting pressure on myself and I work well under pressure.

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I generally identify and understand the team and the delegate work according to their capabilities.

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Dividing to my time with dead lines.

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What experience do you have working in a collaborative environment?

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Why do you like most about being a technical writer?

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I like to write and I have been a technical writer for 7 years. I enjoy working in an environment where I can learn new tools, work on many different types of products and interact with different teams.

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Relaying information that is understood by many in short passages.

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I love to learn new stuff every now and then for which I interact with people and document it. I simply love my job.

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Learning new technology and new software and businesses.

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In what industries do you feel you have the most knowledge?

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What are you doing to keep current in technology?

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As a Technical Writer, what do you believe is your best asset?

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Why are you the best technical writer for us?

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What do you like least about being a technical writer?

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People don't understand what exactly is a technical writers job and wants to finish highly sensitive work in impossible deadlines.

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In some organizations, technical writers are not respected as much as developers or QA. The management sees technical writing as just a chore and not as an asset to the team. I have had to work with managers who do not know how technical writers function and expect us to provide good quality documentation in highly impossible timelines.

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What is your favorite part of technical writing?

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What kind of supervisor gets the best work performance from you?

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Any. I am very adjusting.

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I prefer to work with a supervisor who has clear requirements and good communication abilities. I would like my supervisor to set clear and achievable goals for me while giving me the freedom to suggest work and process improvements. My ideal supervisor would encourage continuous learning and career development.

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What motivates you as a technical writer?

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I want to be an advocate for the end user. I want to provide documentation solutions that meet their requirements and go beyond them.

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What excites you the most about a career as a technical writer?

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What is the most difficult part of being a technical writer?

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