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My company pays $2,000 for technical and $500 for nontechnical referrals.
Strangely enough, Human Resources considers Technical Writers to be
nontechnical. Go figure. This amount is payable after the new employee has
been with the company for three months.
>I'm curious: Is such a thing commonplace when recruiting technical writers?
And if so, how much was the "fee", and was it paid to you once the new
employee was there a certain amount of time?