Non-writing roles technical writers play
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visibility Viewed
42
Total Responses
42
flag Completed
100%
timelapse Completion Rate
0
do_not_disturb_on Dropouts
20 mins
access_time Average Time
 
Countries Responses
US 42.86%
GB 14.29%
CA 7.14%
IN 7.14%
IE 4.76%
AU 4.76%
DK 2.38%
NZ 2.38%
ES 2.38%
PL 2.38%
ID 2.38%
IL 2.38%
CZ 2.38%
MD 2.38%
Total 100.00%
Drag your most common activities to the top and the least common activities to the bottom. This will help identify which activities technical communicators do most frequently.
Average Rank
1 2 3 4 5 6
editor 2.47
reviewer/convener 2.84
writer 2.97
user champion 3.38
publisher 3.53
promoter 4.63
Data Table Average Rank
1 2 3 4 5 6
Count Percent Count Percent Count Percent Count Percent Count Percent Count Percent
editor 2.47
11 30.56% 8 22.86% 7 20.59% 4 13.33% 4 14.81% 0 0%
reviewer/convener 2.84
5 13.89% 8 22.86% 9 26.47% 6 20% 2 7.41% 1 4%
writer 2.97
10 27.78% 4 11.43% 7 20.59% 5 16.67% 3 11.11% 4 16%
user champion 3.38
6 16.67% 5 14.29% 3 8.82% 4 13.33% 9 33.33% 2 8%
publisher 3.53
2 5.56% 7 20% 6 17.65% 6 20% 6 22.22% 3 12%
promoter 4.63
2 5.56% 3 8.57% 2 5.88% 5 16.67% 3 11.11% 15 60%
What's either your current or *preferred* job title?
04/26/2021 109660016 IT Technical Associate
11/27/2020 90603260 Technical Writer III (current, not preferred)
07/15/2020 73972228 Senior Technical Writer
06/15/2020 69820131 Sr. Technical Writer
06/03/2020 67769406 technical writer
05/29/2020 67232938 Information Developer
05/28/2020 67209211 Lead Writer - Editor
05/13/2020 65791325 Manager Technical Communications and Lead Writer
05/05/2020 65039732 Technical Writer
04/27/2020 64113802 Technical Writer
Changing your job title (for example, changing it from "technical writer" to "information designer") would actually change your role and how others perceived your role.
Answer Count Percent
20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
Very unlikely 7 17.5%
Unlikely 11 27.5%
Neutral 3 7.5%
Likely 9 22.5%
Very likely 9 22.5%
Other 1 2.5%
Total 40 100%
Changing your job title (for example, changing it from technical writer to information designer) would actually change your role and how others perceived your role. - Text Data for Other
04/01/2020 61302396 Potentially, as quite a few people I work with believe technical writers are "just editors"
The job title you put in your email signature differs from your job title in the HR books.
Answer Count Percent
20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
True 4 10%
False 35 87.5%
Other 1 2.5%
Total 40 100%
The job title you put in your email signature differs from your job title in the HR books. - Text Data for Other
03/31/2020 61225520 I don't do an email signature
You were mainly hired for your publishing expertise rather than your writing ability.
Answer Count Percent
20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
Very unlikely 7 17.5%
Unlikely 16 40%
Neutral 11 27.5%
Likely 5 12.5%
Very likely 1 2.5%
Other 0 0%
Total 40 100%
You were mainly hired for your publishing expertise rather than your writing ability. - Text Data for Other
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