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Miss those boom days

Kalyan Anand
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Joined: Feb 07, 2007
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As the title goes I badly miss those boom days... wish and hope the recession comes to an end quickly. I used to have 10 to 15 mails from consultants per day with the pay package range mentioned in many of those mails These days I hardly get to see 5 mails per week.
Joe Ess
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Joined: Oct 29, 2001
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Are you feeling unappreciated?
I miss the ability to walk out on one job and walk into another with a substantial boost in pay and a hiring bonus. I think I've topped out as far as salary is concerned (my current position needed a specific skill set immediately, so I negotiated from a good position), plus with the recession salaries are backtracking some.


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Edvins Reisons
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Joined: Dec 11, 2006
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Santhosh Jali wrote:These days I hardly get to see 5 mails per week.

Too bad that it's fewer than before, and yet five jobs per week should be more than enough for one person.
 
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