I had all kinds of thoughts running through my head this weekend. Frustration really hit hard when I heard that an individual that I had
taught many of my skills to has been offered a $65K plus job. Really
frustrating while I sit here barely making $33K. The lyrics to an Edie
Brickell song – Circle, hit home with me: “I quit, I give up,
nothing’s good enough for anybody else, it seems… When I’m all alone
it’s the best way to be. When I’m by myself nobody else can say
goodbye. Everything is temporary anyway.” Funny how I heard that song after being told of the associate’s job offer.
So I’ll hammer away at my resume, try to learn the best way to bill clients (fixed bid verses hourly have really gotten me in a pinch).
Know of any good mentoring programs that help the overworked and
underpaid? Maybe I’d better figure out what I want to be when I grow