mon - fri
8am - 4pm
sit at a computer, talk online, very easy job, (not boring)
mon - fri
4PM - 12AM
working for the city water department. on call all the time, but time and a half for overtime.
$26 - 27k/year
Which you guys think is better?
Job B would also allow me to run my business full time during the day which is harder for me to do with Job A.
Thanks. Comments welcome!
pick job B.
the time and half OT makes 26-27k closer to 35k if you put in 10 hours a week OT.
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i think this thread asks for a poll
Job B, more money and you get to sleep in which will help with your lifting.
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pick job C.
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Yeah, job C. I thought you computer geeks all make like Bill Gates kinda dough?
Nah seriously though, go with B unless A will lead to big $$$ in the future.
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job b. you can run your buisness and also sleep in
It depends on what you mean by being on call "all the time."
What does work for the Water Dept entail? Would we have to start calling you Norton?
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Last edited by Delphi; 11-19-2001 at 10:05 PM.
Started thinking about the "on call" bit. How often do you think you'll be called in? Does your new business venture involve directly interacting with clients as a large part of your job? If you get called in for the Water Dept job will that greatly interfere with the self-employed business? Will you be able to drop what you're doing immediately to go do the "on call" stuff?
Last edited by Delphi; 11-20-2001 at 06:06 PM.
My cousin works for the department. The on call is usually in the middle of the night if there are water main breaks or something and they have to go fix them.
The interaction with clients for my own business is the deciding factor. Do you think clients would mind meeting on weekends or later in the night? If I did keep my current job of 8AM - 4PM??
if i was a client, and you wanted to meet me at night, or on my weekend, i'd get another person to do whatever you're providing. what is this "business" you're doing anyways?
definately job B but what is Job A??
Syntekz, if you're going to meet clients after "normal" hours I would think you could pull that off by going to their home or place of business- kinda like a house call. You could play that up as "personalied service, in your home, at your leisure." The trick would be dealing with the times that something had to get done during the "normal" business hours. Maybe if one of your partners was in charge of conducting the client interactions at those certain times.