[nycbug-talk] Anyone know of a good source...

Michael Shalayeff mickey
Fri Sep 2 16:34:56 EDT 2005

Making, drinking tea and reading an opus magnum from alex at pilosoft.com:
> On Fri, 2 Sep 2005, Vertigo wrote:
> > On Tue, Aug 30, 2005 at 05:09:55PM -0400, Mikel King wrote:
> > > Anyone know of a good source for entry level (low 30s) PC Techs? Some  
> > > one who might be capable of learning MAC and BSD...?
> > > 
> > > 
> > > Thanks in advance.
> > Oh, I see what you're looking for--a place to find a bunch of naive
> > computer geeks to give crappy jobs to.  No raises, no benefits, strictly
> > off the books.  401K? Yeah, right.  Yeah, there's this corner in Queens
> > that always has a bunch of mexicans standing on it every morning.  I
> > believe they charge per diem, but my spanish is a bit rusty.
> I sense hostility. This attitude is probably why you will be next person
> to be fired (or were fired recently).
> Fact is, in this industry, you get paid according to your skills. If your
> skills justify 150$/hr, you will have no problem finding someone who will
> pay you that. If on other hand, you are a PC reboot monkey, you will have
> problem finding even 30k$/year job.

if everybody in the industry would be paid for their
skills i think average celery would not raise above
minimal wages. overwhelming majority of peoples are
completely out of clue what are they doing...

    paranoic mickey       (my employers have changed but, the name has remained)

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