Re: getting frothy (was: Here's another winner - guess the pay)

Subject: Re: getting frothy (was: Here's another winner - guess the pay)
From: Bill Swallow <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Milan Davidović <milan -dot- lists -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 1 Feb 2012 10:43:07 -0500

Frothworthy: Current employer deciding to hack your pay down to the
levels we'd discussed.

Yes, there are many job posts with really horrible rates attached to
them. I react accordingly and don't apply.

There was a time when I was looking for work and these are all I could
find, so I started collecting them for what I thought would be a
brilliant blog series. Then I realized it was just turning me into a
negative, cynical bag of poop.

2012/1/31 Milan DavidoviÄ <milan -dot- lists -at- gmail -dot- com>:
> On Tue, Jan 31, 2012 at 2:03 PM, Laura Lemay <lemay -at- lauralemay -dot- com> wrote:
>> It's not worth the emotional effort getting all frothy at the mouth over these.
>
> What do you think *is* worth getting all frothy at the mouth over?
> What rule(s) of thumb do you use to pick your battles (and hills to
> die on, if it comes to that)?

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