Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Other techniques for getting paid what you're worth: give headhunters different numbers. That way you can search for the really lucrative jobs without cutting yourself off completely. I use a complex formula based on the following factors:
  • Did the recruiter follow my contact instructions?
  • How annoying is he?
  • How frustrating was work today?
  • How much time did I waste in traffic?
  • How aghast is he that I insist on knowing the non-monetary compensation offered before I list a monetary wage?
  • How many recruiters have I talked to today?
  • How bad are my allergies?
  • Did my cat do something adorable today?
It seems to work fairly well, although to be fair the really high quotes haven't produced anything yet.

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