Klarinet Archive - Posting 001278.txt from 1998/04
From: Roger Garrett <rgarrett@-----.edu>
Subj: Re: Pay analysis of Full-time Orchs
Date: Wed, 22 Apr 1998 22:17:00 -0400
On Wed, 22 Apr 1998, Jonathan Cohler wrote:
> >Jonathan Cohler wrote:
> Having run several businesses in the past, and having been privvy to the
> financial statements of dozens of companies in the computer and publishing
> businesses, I can tell you that this is simply incorrect.
> Those businesses that I know of SPEND the money they budget for recruiting.
> That's why they have a budgeting process--to determine how much they plan
> to spend and how much they plan to make. If they spend less in one year,
> they may budget less in the following year. But the numbers I gave were
> industry wide averages. So the year to year fluctuations are not relevant.
Well, you must know every business in America! From what I can glen from
the words "simply incorrect" that you are implying that the statement is
complete false? Or is it partly false? Or, is there some truth in it?
Let's just save everyone time.......it appears that if you have not
personally experienced it, regardless of if someone else has, it has to be