[Clug-work] C/C++ and Perl developers needed

David Maclay dmaclay at gmail.com
Sat Sep 6 19:18:22 SAST 2008

why not just leave it up to market forces - if he gets a suitable
employee at that rate obviously the price is right - if not he needs
to up his offer...

On Fri, Sep 5, 2008 at 8:43 PM, Pieter Steyn <pieterste at gmail.com> wrote:
>> There are other methods to compensate which combined may actually
>> end up being more important than the salary. For example:
>> * prospects for professional growth
>> * reasonable working hours
>> * equity in the company (a chance to solve your income problem
>>  once and for all)
>> * interesting and enjoyable work (no Microsoft stuff) and people
>> * office, furniture, and equipment that inspire you to create
>>  great things
>> * payed for trips to conferences (and who said you cannot take your
>>  significant other with you and have a little vacation mostly on
>>  the company's dime)
>> In the end, remember that what's important is how happy the overall
>> package makes you and your family and not just how much money you
>> bring home every month.
>> Boris
> I agree 100%, flexi-hours for example would be worth more than an
> extra 10K pm for me, for example. (after tax)
> I also think that you are being extremely rude to someone who is
> posting an offer for someone here who might be looking for a job.  So
> what if it's not in line with /your/ standards?  Don't apply then.
> ~20K is not unreasonable in any way either.
> Then again, just as I don't really care what you think, I'm sure you
> won't care either.
> Cheers,
> Pieter
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