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Subject:Re: Amazed at offered salaries; need input! From:Richard Williams <williams -at- GRAY -dot- CSCWC -dot- PIMA -dot- EDU> Date:Tue, 31 May 1994 09:39:30 -0700
i have been following the discussion on salaries and i am amazed that
anyone would turn down a job paying so much.
i have spent 6 years working temp jobs just trying to get my foot in
the door. companies here won't even interview for a help line job
if you dont have a bs/ba. and the jobs start at $5-6.50/hr.
on one interview process the company gave a 8hr exam on a sat to 200+
people, then 2 followup interviews to those who passed. the whole process
took 2 years from the first letter to the thanks-but-no-thanks postcard.
the job paid $6.50/hr.
least you imagine me grossly unqualified i have spent 14 years in college/univ
i realize that tucson is a very odd city because the u of a recruits lots
of students from the western U.S. and they tend to hang around for a year
or so after graduation (long enough to get discouraged at job-hunting on
move on to CA.)
anyhow, thanks for the spirit boost that there are good jobs if only
a) we can find them b)we can relocate
aka williams -at- gray -dot- cscwc -dot- pima -dot- edu