Re: Proposal writing

Subject: Re: Proposal writing
From: Jfuller246 -at- aol -dot- com
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 9 Jan 2001 10:49:39 EST

Julie Pitt wrote:
<< Aside: You'd have thought they would've given the proposal team some sort
bonus for such a big win. 'Splains why I don't work there anymore. It
wouldn't have bothered me as much, except I happened to know that my boss
had a discretionary bonus fund which he could allocate as he wished; he
chose to keep it all for himself. >>

I hear ya. At my previous employer, tech writers and others were blocked
from seeing the financial aspects of proposals ("need to know" excuse), which
hampered my ability to justify a big annual bonus, which was based completely
on business development. So I got a piddly $1,000 while my old boss, whose
only role in proposals was to assign people from his group, got $26,500!

Jeanne Fullerton
jfuller246 -at- aol -dot- com

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