What do you do (or did you do) for a living?
I originally posted this on a seven-year-old thread, and got my wrist
slapped. That thread was "What do you do for a living?" This one includes
people who are no longer working. Sorry if you can't find work.
Changed the subject because I'm retired. Ha! I'm busier now than when
I was working.
My last job was with a design and documentation firm. It was a small place
(about six people tops), owned by a husband and wife. She was a designer
(ads, magazine layouts, eventually Web site work). He was a technical writer
(computer manuals, online help systems).
I did the technical writing stuff. Also hired and shepherded a group of part-
time writers who were paid to summarize articles that went on a consultant's
Until my eyes started to go, it was a fun gig. Now I spend more time at the
computer than I did at work. I do miss the free coffee...