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Subject:Re: Bad Salary Omens From:Bill Swallow <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com> To:sharon -at- anthrobytes -dot- com Date:Mon, 28 Dec 2009 13:22:46 -0500
Exactly. I'd tend bar or work landscaping before taking a $15/hr tech
writing job. But others wouldn't entertain that. And yes, this market
rivals the early 1980s. But with Wall St. and the government thinking
the worst is behind us, I think we'll see offers like these for a
while until things actually do improve.
On Mon, Dec 28, 2009 at 12:25 PM, 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.
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