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Negotiate. Figure out what you'd really like, and ask them for a
little more. If you're not used to doing this, role-play with somebody.
Mary Durlak Erie Documentation Inc.
East Aurora, New York (near Buffalo)
durl -at- buffnet -dot- net
On Fri, 15 May 1998, John Posada wrote:
> This was sent to me and the person asked that this be sent anon...I didn't
> see the harm. Please respond on the list as I'd rather not forward messages
> back and forth.
> I haven't talked to Eric about this situation...is there an official way
> to post anonymously?
> Here is the situation:
> I interviewed with a company yesterday for about 3 hours and just a few
> minutes ago HR called to tell me that another HR individual
> will be calling to make me an offer for a co-op position.
> I'm not sure if I should take the position or not though. I haven't had
> a chance to interview with this other company yet for a co-op position
> and I am also waiting to hear from about a full-time permanent position
> that I interviewed for earlier this week. I'm also nervous about leaving
> the job I have now...because its full-time permanent and has great
> benefits, but I'm not learning what I want to learn here.
> The company that wants to hire me now doesn't offer benefits to its
> employees and I'm not surewhat the pay rate will be yet. The money is
> for me because I donot have parents or other relatives to fall back on.
> There also is no
> guarantee if this position will turn into full-time permanent employment.
> On the other hand, from the conversations I had with the people who work
> there now, it sounds like I will gain some wonderful and badly needed
> What do I do?
> John Posada (forwarded for anon)