Re: Amazed at offered salaries; need input!

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
richard williams
aka williams -at- gray -dot- cscwc -dot- pima -dot- edu

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