The Job Interview

Reaching the end of a job interview, the Human Resources Person asked ayoung engineer fresh out of MIT, “What starting salary were you lookingfor?”The engineer replied, “In the neighborhood of $125,000 a year, dependingon the benefits package.”The interviewer said, “Well, what would you say to a package of 5 weeksvacation, 14 paid holidays, full medical and dental, company matchingretirement 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?” The interviewer replied, “Well Yeah, but you started it.”