From: Keith R. Williams
Subject: Re: Have you always dreamed of become a high payed consultant? We can show you how! 9182
Date: Mon, 25 Nov 2002 10:25:17 -0500
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In article <email@example.com>, Jim-
> On Mon, 25 Nov 2002 00:27:37 -0500,
> Keith R. Williams ,
> In Newsgroup: sci.electronics.cad,
> Article: ,
> Entitled: "Re: Have you always dreamed of become a high payed
> consultant? We can show you how! 9182",
> Wrote the following:
> |In article ,
> |firstname.lastname@example.org says...
> |> Have you tried charging more? If so, what happened?
> |We hired an HPC a couple of years ago. He said he became *more*
> |in demand after he raised his rates. That said, he was well
> |worth the >$100/hr we paid.
> |Seagrams market share shot up after they increased their prices
> |too. Sometimes markets are fickle.
> | Keith
> I was actually hired for a task once, where the owner of the company
> said they picked me because I *was* the highest bidder, by an enormous
> ratio, so they figured I must know what I was doing ;-)
> I bid $35/hour (this was a *very* long time ago), the next bidder
> below me bid $10/hour!
Even a *very* long time ago this was a very low price. I can
remember my father getting obscene amounts in the early 60's
(several hundreds per day). Hell, my Labor and Burdon rate is
more than $100/hr. ...and I'm captive meat!