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Subject:Re: Did I overreact? From:"Gene Kim-Eng" <techwr -at- genek -dot- com> To:"Kapoor, Shelly" <SKapoor -at- imf -dot- org>, "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Date:Tue, 30 May 2006 12:25:14 -0700
It's not possible to say without knowing where the
company is and what the position requirements are.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kapoor, Shelly" <SKapoor -at- imf -dot- org>
A recruiter called me last week to discuss a tech. writer position at a
company. She waxed eloquent about this "billion-dollar" company, its
values etc. When we got around to discussing the compensation package,
she quoted a figure of 24 dollars an hour. Needless to say, I was
quite peeved to learn that this "supposed billion dollar company" was
offering me peanuts in exchange for my services.
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