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Hiring a technical writer in Atlanta – getting the talent you need now

By May 24, 2011March 10th, 2013No Comments

You’re ready to start your [intlink id=”1488″ type=”page”]technical writing[/intlink] project, but there’s one problem: you need the right writer or [intlink id=”75″ type=”page”]technical writing team[/intlink]. Maybe you’ve been looking a while. Maybe you’ve just started looking. If you’re stumped, then we’re here to help you sort it out. The quicker you find your way to the perfect Atlanta technical writer for your project, the sooner your technical writing project will be off the ground and running.

This guide will help you make a few quick decisions that will shorten the time it takes you to find exactly the talent you need.

Believe it or not, according to the U.S. Department of Labor, in 2006 alone there were over 49,000 technical writers in the country, a third of which were self-employed. That’s a lot of writers to sift through to find the perfect match for your project. And even if you’re looking for a local[intlink id=”1244″ type=”page”] technical writer[/intlink] in Atlanta, a quick Google search will show you hundreds of options you have to choose from in just this region alone.

Technical writing jobs: the six key questions

Before you even start thinking about hiring the right technical writer in Atlanta, you need to answer a few basic questions. These answers will then help you determine what kind of writer is the best fit for you, your project, and your business.

  1. How many writers do I need?
  2. How long will my project last?
  3. What am I willing to pay?
  4. Do I need a writer on staff?
  5. What kind of relationship am I looking for?
  6. What kind of experience do I want my writer to have?

Three types of technical writers in Atlanta

There are three basic approaches to finding technical writers in the Atlanta market:

  1. agencies,
  2. freelancers/individuals, and
  3. technical recruiters.
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