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SCEA and salary

chris coleman
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Joined: Mar 06, 2002
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A question for the authors, and you other readers are welcome to respond also.
When you remember your salary three to six months before earning your SCEA, and three to six months after, when you compare them, how much (percent) of an imporovement in your salary do you notice ?

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Lasse Koskela

Joined: Jan 23, 2002
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Probably none if the employer hasn't changed

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Peter Dawson

Joined: Apr 28, 2003
Posts: 19
None so far, as I haven't yet got work. However, simply being able to tell an agent that I have SCEA (part1) seems to be worth a lot.
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