Re: Bad Salary Omens

Subject: Re: Bad Salary Omens
From: beelia <beelia -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Bill Swallow <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 28 Dec 2009 10:44:42 -0800

Like everyone else, I'm surprised, but I'd be REALLY surprised if the
location of these jobs was in Silicon Valley or another urban center. Can
you give us a ballpark? What part of the country are these jobs in?

On Mon, Dec 28, 2009 at 10:22 AM, Bill Swallow <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>wrote:

> 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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References:
Bad Salary Omens: From: Pro TechWriter
RE: Bad Salary Omens: From: Sharon Burton
Re: Bad Salary Omens: From: Bill Swallow

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