asked a young Engineer fresh out of MIT, "And what starting salary were
you looking for?"
The Engineer said, "In the neighbourhood of $125,000 a year, depending on the benefits package."
interviewer said, "Well, what would you say to a package of 5-weeks
vacation, 14 paid holidays, full medical and dental, company matching
retirement 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?"
And the interviewer replied, "Yeah, but you started it."