[clug] Google recruitment

Robert Edwards bob at cs.anu.edu.au
Wed Aug 1 02:51:43 GMT 2007

Sam Couter wrote:
> David Tulloh <david at tulloh.id.au> wrote:
>> I've got to say I was a little torn by it, the ego stroke was good, even 
>> though I realised that my address had just been harvested from somewhere.
> I'm using my "Google job offer" (I'm talking it up a bit) as leverage
> against my boss in negotiations for this year's bonus and pay evaluation.
> I don't need to tell him you lot all got the same email. I'll just let him
> believe he's got to compete against the great Google, geek Mecca. Money
> alone may not satisfy me. Okay, a lot of money might.

Does anyone here actually know how much Google pays? I believe it ain't
all that fantastic in the Silicon Valley scheme of things, but the
conditions and "geek-value" (or bragging rights) are apparently worth
a bit.


Bob Edwards.

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