Re: remote DBA job - pros and cons.

From: Andrew Kerber <>
Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2008 08:08:49 -0600
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$33/hour on W2 for an Oracle DBA with no benefits? I bet they would love to have you work for that. At the very least, they need to provide benefits for that Salary. That's a junior DBA scale.

On Jan 14, 2008 7:00 PM, Dan Norris <> wrote:

> No, that's not how it should work, I don't care where you live. If you're
> a contractor, then it's okay to provide no benefits, but if you're on a W-2,
> then I think it's fair to expect some benefit of being a full-time employee
> (and barred from seeking other work, I presume).
> I'd love to play a game of "guess what company made you the offer", but
> that would probably get negative very quickly and might get mean.
> Regardless, I've already privately assembled a list likely possibilities,
> just for my own enjoyment :).
> I don't know too many people that would be in a position to accept a job
> with the parameters you stated.
> Dan
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Prasad <>
> To: oracle-l <>
> Sent: Monday, January 14, 2008 5:34:08 PM
> Subject: remote DBA job - pros and cons.
> All,
> recently I am being offered a remote support DBA job and the hiring
> company is asking me to quit my current regular position and work with them
> for 33$/hr on W-2 with no benefits. Well I am in no position to accept this
> . but still would like to know if this is how it works.
> Thanks .
> -Prasad

Andrew W. Kerber

'If at first you dont succeed, dont take up skydiving.'

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