Hiring the Right Technical Writer
Great technical writers take things one step further than good technical writers. They create documentation that lets users find answers right away, maybe even to questions they hadn’t considered. They find solutions that create a groundbreaking user experience of documentation. They can often be quirky people but they excel when given the latitude to do so; and your product will be improved as a result.
But how can you truly separate the great from the good technical writers? That’s the issue Jacquie Samuels addresses as she suggests 10 qualities you should look for when hiring a technical writer, in her article, Separating Great from Good: How to Hire the Right Technical Writer for the Job.
Read the article and then leave a comment here. Are there additional traits you look for in choosing the right technical writer for the job? Do you disagree with any she lists?