When hiring a contract technical writer, there are many factors to consider. First, you need to be sure that you’re getting the right one to avoid problems and ensure success.
In his article “Hiring Contract Technical Writers”, Writing Assistance, Inc.’s President, Scott Hartmann, provides insight on what you need to do before you start looking for a contract technical writing professional and how to go about finding one suitable for your project. He provides a list of steps that will help guide you through the process, including preparing a job description, the avenues and resources available to help you find contract writers in lieu of full-time employees, and what to look for in a contract technical writer. He includes a discussion of the contracts and agreements you need once you select a writer and explains other factors to be considered.
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