Reaching the end of a job interview, the
Human Resources Person asked a young
Engineer fresh out of MIT, "And what
starting salary were you looking for?"
The Engineer said, "In the neighbourhood
of $125,000 a year, depending on the
The interviewer said, "Well, what would
you say to a package of 5-weeks vacation,
14 paid holidays, full medical and dental,
company matching retirement fund to 50% of
salary, and a company car leased every 2
years say, a red Corvette?"
The Engineer sat up straight and said, "Wow!
Are you kidding?"
And the interviewer replied, "Yeah, but you