[rescue] FrameMaker FYI
Charles Shannon Hendrix
shannon at widomaker.com
Sat Mar 27 11:22:51 CST 2004
Fri, 26 Mar 2004 @ 23:53 -0500, Dave McGuire said:
> On Mar 26, 2004, at 6:06 PM, Charles Shannon Hendrix wrote:
> >>>3. Last ditch effort, i tell them that i would be happy to
> >>>help and then i quote them a ridiculous fee, $200 - $250 per
> >>>hour. If they take it (not often but it has happened) then i do
> >>>the work. Usually they smile politely, say "thanks" and that
> >>>they will call and never do.
> >>This is more what I do.
> >The problem is when this happens where you work, and they are already
> >paying you...
> "Sorry, not my job."
That's usually my reply, but it depends on whose asking you.
My last reply was "I'll need a raise to add that to my current list of
projects." which ended up backfiring, because I got the raise and the
extra work on top of what I was already not able to handle.
Careful what you ask for... :)
shannon "AT" widomaker.com -- ["The determined programmer can write a
FORTRAN program in any language." ]
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