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AlmostIndependent

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$150k/year is "just not enough"
« on: July 27, 2013, 03:12:42 PM »
My boss (who makes $150-160k/yr) was complaining about how underpaid we are and how his paycheck is "just not enough." I could not contain my guffaw. I told him I thought that was ridiculous.

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Re: $150k/year is "just not enough"
« Reply #1 on: July 27, 2013, 04:19:55 PM »
Sounds like a dumbass.

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Re: $150k/year is "just not enough"
« Reply #2 on: July 27, 2013, 04:21:58 PM »
If he's your boss and he agrees everyone's underpaid, ask for a raise?

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Re: $150k/year is "just not enough"
« Reply #3 on: July 27, 2013, 06:08:22 PM »
Dumbass is an understatement.

It's a government gig so pay raises have nothing to do with the performance of actual work. It's more a matter of showing up, doing your job and not fucking up too bad.

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Re: $150k/year is "just not enough"
« Reply #4 on: July 27, 2013, 10:08:17 PM »
Anyone who can't thrive on $150,000 a year is an financial ignoramus. 

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Re: $150k/year is "just not enough"
« Reply #5 on: July 27, 2013, 10:27:03 PM »
Anyone who can't thrive on $150,000 a year is an financial ignoramus.

That's not the only area in which he is an ignoramus. It's not surprising it's par for the course with him.