| Money Talk|| salary negotiations - ljd4662 on 11/5/14 at 2:43 pm|
I just received offer for an engineering role with a large oil and gas company. Initially it looks pretty decent on the surface, but I will read more into it tonight. My question is, if I feel I could do better how do I go about countering or negotiating a better deal without screwing anything up?...View Topic - Replies (5)
| Money Talk|| Mechanical Engineer PE Test - ljd4662 on 8/13/14 at 2:37 pm|
I know this doesn't pertain to money,but are there any professional engineers on this board that can give me some advice on how and what to study for the test? ...View Topic - Replies (2)
| Outdoor Board|| Concrete Anchor - ljd4662 on 7/23/14 at 8:22 am|
I am in the process of building an 8x10 shed on an existing slab, and I am to the point where I need to anchor the walls to the slab. What is the best type of anchor to use in this application?...
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| Outdoor Board|| insulated patio cover - ljd4662 on 5/7/14 at 2:08 pm|
Has anyone ever framed in a small storage room under one of those insulated patio covers? I need more storage and I'm not sure if this would work or not. ...
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| Money Talk|| Using a job offer to negotiate a higher salary - ljd4662 on 2/27/14 at 12:47 pm|
A company recently contacted me about an opening, so I interviewed with them and they made an offer. Their offer is pretty generous compared to my current salary (~+20k), but the benefits aren't as nice as my current job and I will have a longer commute (40 min vs 15 min). With that taken into acc...View Topic - Replies (12)
| Money Talk|| Moving job to job - ljd4662 on 10/16/13 at 9:11 am|
How often is too often to switch jobs? Ive been out of college for 3 years and I am currently at my second job with an offer to move again. What is your opinion on moving jobs so quickly? In my defense, the first only lasted approx 4 months before a layoff scare so I left. ...View Topic - Replies (11)
| Tiger Rant|| Levee parking lots - ljd4662 on 10/11/13 at 4:36 pm|
what time do you think they would fill up for tomorrows game? Thanks...
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| O-T Lounge|| Contractor in Baton Rouge - ljd4662 on 7/28/13 at 8:50 pm|
Looking for recommendations for a contractor in the Baton Rouge area to build a patio cover. The area is 21' x 19'. I know its going to depend on how fancy it is, but what price range am I looking at for a basic cover?...
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| Money Talk|| Mechanical Engineer Salary - ljd4662 on 4/8/13 at 7:57 pm|
Does anyone know the typical starting salary range of a mechanical engineer working in a chemical plant/refinery? What does the salary look like in 5 years? 10 years? Thanks. ...View Topic - Replies (9)