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January 13, 2009

In your dreams

Having reached the end of the job interview, the HR person asked the young engineer fresh out of school, "And what starting salary were you looking for?"

"Something In the neighborhood of $125,000 a year," the interviewee replied, "depending on the benefits package."

RedCorvette.jpgThe interviewer said, "Well, then, what would you say to a package that includes 5 weeks of vacation, 14 paid holidays, full medical and dental coverage, a company matching retirement fund for 50% of your salary, and a company car leased every 2 years... A red Corvette, say?"

The engineer sat up straight and said, "Wow! Are you kidding?"

"Of course I am," said the interviewer. "But you started it."

Posted by joke du jour at January 13, 2009 05:35 PM

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