I have an interview for a technical writer position in the chemistry field. Coming from a lab based chemistry role I'm use to getting technical questions about my lab experience. With this role I'm interviewing for being office based, I'm not sure what questions they may ask. What interview questions can I expect for a technical writing position?

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Likely some questions regarding your previous experience in technical writing. i.e. projects you've been involved with, what your role was, what wirting software/tools youre proficient in, why you're interested in working with this particular company, what you're hoping to get out of it...

The more specific questions will vary a lot depending on the workplace and they might throw you some curveballs but for some standard questions you can look at this article: https://ca.indeed.com/hire/interview-questions/technical-writer

This one's pretty good too: https://technicalwriterhq.com/career/technical-writer/technical-writer-interview-questions/

Pretty standard fare, previous experience in writing, challenges you've overcome, interest in the company, why you're switching from lab to office, general workflow inquiries, perhaps some highly specific questions related to the field but there's little we can do to help you with those

What drove you to switch from a lab based role to technical writing?

Since this is your first time in this kind of role they'll likely ask questions to make sure you're actually qualified and understand what are your responsibiltiies. Have you done your homework on that?

Good luck with your interview. Please note you have a typo in your paragraph. Not a good beginning. Also, there are typos in the other comments. Do you see them? Grammarly is a must-have in your toolbox. Give the reader pure gold, not rough ore.

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