Re: job market Q4 2009

Subject: Re: job market Q4 2009
From: Pro TechWriter <pro -dot- techwriter -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: quills -at- airmail -dot- net
Date: Tue, 22 Dec 2009 17:12:15 -0600

How about the job in Austin that is described as a "junior tech writer" that
pays, get ready for it.....

*$10.00 to $14.00 an HOUR *


No benefits. Includes office work and ordering supplies.

It's been listed for a while now.....


PT

On Tue, Dec 22, 2009 at 1:11 PM, <quills -at- airmail -dot- net> wrote:

> What irks me is that most of these places want a senior tech writer,
> though they only want to pay for a beginning tech writer with no
> experience. I can't tell you how many jobs want to pay $20 an hour when
> the job they want done justifies $35 to 40 an hour.
>
> Scott
>
> On 12/22/09 1:00 PM, Combs, Richard wrote:
> > Robert Lauriston wrote:
> >
> >> 1099 contracts, yeah, the pay can be great. W-2 through an agency,
> >> after they take their cut, not so great.
> >
> > Yeah, but most of the difference between "great" and "not so great"
> > becomes "quarterly estimated tax payment." ;-)
> >
> >
> > Richard G. Combs
> > Senior Technical Writer
> > Polycom, Inc.
> > richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
> > 303-223-5111
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> > rgcombs AT gmailDOTcom
> > 303-777-0436
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Follow-Ups:

References:
job market Q4 2009: From: Robert Lauriston
Re: job market Q4 2009: From: Steven Gaghan
RE: job market Q4 2009: From: Dan
Re: job market Q4 2009: From: Collin Turner
Re: job market Q4 2009: From: Robert Lauriston
RE: job market Q4 2009: From: Combs, Richard
Re: job market Q4 2009: From: quills

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