Re: Can this career be saved?

Subject: Re: Can this career be saved?
From: Becca <becca_price -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com, Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 7 Jun 2011 10:01:10 -0700 (PDT)

--- On Tue, 6/7/11, Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com> wrote:

> How critical is the income right
> now?  If your primary goal is to get
> yourself back into the field and put some recent experience
> on your CV, you
> might consider going after some of those absurdly underpaid
> $15-$20/hr
> contract listings that we often post grumbly messages
> about.  I hate the
> fact that these exist, but since they're not going to go
> away perhaps they
> can be useful for *something*.

Income is always useful, particularly since we have two kids in college. It is not imperative, however, and if a $15 or $20 short-term contract came my way, I'd jump at it, just for the experience and to get back into the field.


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