Re: Bad Salary Omens

Subject: Re: Bad Salary Omens
From: Pro TechWriter <pro -dot- techwriter -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: sharon -at- anthrobytes -dot- com
Date: Mon, 28 Dec 2009 11:58:31 -0600

I'm considering executive assistant positions--they pay more and are much
less responsibility--and next-to-no overtime!

PT

On Mon, Dec 28, 2009 at 11:25 AM, Sharon Burton <sharon -at- anthrobytes -dot- com>wrote:

> We saw this in 2002/2003. This Depression is much worse than the last
> recession, as it hits across all jobs, not just tech sector jobs.
>
> Personally, at those rates, I'd rather wait tables again. I enjoy serving a
> nice dinner to people. And the pay is about the same, adding in tips.
>
> My white collar abilities cost more than my waitressing abilities.
>
>
> sharon
>
> Sharon Burton
> MadCap Software Product Consultant
> Managing your content, one topic at a time
> www.anthrobytes.com
> 951-369-8590
> IM: sharonvburton -at- yahoo -dot- com
> Twitter: sharonburton
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: techwr-l-bounces+sharon=anthrobytes -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> [mailto:techwr-l-bounces+sharon <techwr-l-bounces%2Bsharon>=
> anthrobytes -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com] On
> Behalf Of Pro TechWriter
> Sent: Monday, December 28, 2009 8:56 AM
> To: Technical Writing
> Subject: Bad Salary Omens
>
> Two job postings today that are competing for lowest salary, both from
> major
> consulting firms:
>
> *Information Developer (yes, that's the title) $19.00 an hour (39,520 a
> yr!)
> *
> Information Developer / *Technical* *Writer*Seeking an Information
> Developer
> with strong *technical* skills...
>
> *Procedural Writer/Technical Writer: VA or FHA Experience... $14 - $15 an
> hour (31,200 a year--for the $15 hr rate)*
> *
> *
> Essential Skills: Excellent technical writing skills. Ability to multitask
> in a fast-paced environment. Ability to organize and prioritize multiple
> projects
>
>
>
> Good GRIEF. There are admin. assistant jobs that pay more than this. What
> are they thinking?
>
>
> PT
>
>
>
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References:
Bad Salary Omens: From: Pro TechWriter
RE: Bad Salary Omens: From: Sharon Burton

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