Sometimes it is funny how things workout…

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Due tomorrow, on my boss’ desk, is my first rough cut of my new job description.

Yup you heard it right, I get to write my own job description. Then I will work with my boss to make sure that not much of it changes drastically.

This feels like the opportunity of a lifetime for me. I get to define the role I will be transitioning into as Technical Support’s Tech Writer. I will even, or so it appears, have 2 other people working with me from the India office which actually puts my position into a larger editorial role than first anticipated. Not only will I be creating content and solid deliverables, but I will also be editing and revising the content and deliverables created by my Indian counterparts.

This really is a dream come true, and I have the pull and say right now to make sure it fits me like a glove. The only thing left today is to actually take all the Tech writer job descriptions I found on the internet and compile and reduce them into one kick-ass description of what I will be doing come October.

7 Responses to “Sometimes it is funny how things workout…”

  1. And will you also be learning Hindi or Bengali (or any other language your Indian counterparts may speak)?

  2. Wow, what an incredible opportunity! I bet you don’t have ANY regrets about leaving the other company now, eh?

  3. Nope. They will be producing texts in English, and I will get to clean it up. Which, by the by, is what I am already kind of doing anyways as second level support and dealing with escalations from our front line India crew.

  4. I don’t have any regrets and never did. I DO still feel a bid sad at leaving, but am very happy I took the chance and returned to this company.

    Honestly, I am a bit shocked and surprised that things are actually moving in a direction that meets my goals. I truly never thought I’d see the day.

  5. Can’t get much better than a dream come true, eh? This is great to hear!

  6. Not much better, no… the only thing I can hope for now is that the transition actually occurs as expected.

  7. That’s no fun…doing work in a language you can’t speak is always more exciting!!! 😉


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