RE: Finder's fee
>Humph! So, the new recruit gets a new job -- either coming
>from recent unemployment, or jumping to a better situation --
>and likely gets a signing bonus (or moving expenses paid).
>The finder employee (who went out of his way to help the
>company and to help newbie improve his/her circumstances)
>gets CHARGED a percentage??!?
Er, no. The finder gets the money at the end of the set period, and no one
else is entitled to any part of it, except of course the Inland Revenue. But
at least in my old company, I noticed that often the finder DID give the
newbie half the bonus: after all, the finder and newbie presumably already
knew each other, might be friends outside work, and the finder might feel
that the extra money was as much due to the newbie's good work as to the
finder happening to be in the right place at the right time.
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Sr. Technical Writer
marilyns -at- qualcomm -dot- com
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