RE: I'm taking my marbles and going home...

Subject: RE: I'm taking my marbles and going home...
From: "Sean Brierley" <sbri -at- haestad -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 13 Aug 2002 13:35:20 -0400



$20-$25 per hour sounds like a contract position. Otherwise, I would
expect the salary to be stated differently.

Are you the primary bread winner in your family?

Is the job in New York City, Boston, suburbia, or a rural community?
What is your cost of living?

Is insurance and healthcare included?

Yadda, yadda, yadda.

Personally, $40k per year for the only job for my family in Connecticut
would be a stretch. It would be better than nothing. I have no idea if
it would be better than unemployment.

And, think of this. Let's say a $50k per year job gets offered to you
three months later, do you dump the $40k job and put-out the employer?
Another thing to consider, about paying people less than they are worth.



Sean Brierley
Software Documentation Specialist
Haestad Methods
203-805-0572 (voice)
203-597-1488 (fax)

-----Original Message-----
From: holmegm -at- attbi -dot- com [mailto:holmegm -at- attbi -dot- com]

techcommgoober -at- yahoo -dot- com wrote:

>$20/hr, minus health, minus dental, minus life
>insurance, minus equipment costs, minus taxes...

>Yeah, I could feed my family on that. *rofl*

1. <nitpick>Diane said $20-$25/hr, not $20.</nitpick>
2. She didn't say it was contract. That would change
3. Many people feed their families on a lot less.

Oh well, I'm not the one out of work. If I were, I would
be evaluating the offer, not laughing at it.

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