Three Companies After Me

“I must have a raise,” the employee said to his boss. “There are three other companies after me.”

“Really?” the boss asked. “What other companies are after you?”

“The gas company, the telephone company, and the electricity company,” the employee replied.

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Job Application

An applicant was filling out a job application. When he came to the question, “Have you ever been arrested?” he wrote, “No.”

The next question, intended for people who had answered in the affirmative to the previous question, was “Why?”

The applicant answered it anyway: “Never got caught.”

Job Application
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Salary Theorem

“Salary Theorem” states that “Engineers and Scientists can never earn as much as Business Executives and Sales People.”

This theorem can now be supported by a mathematical equation based on the following two postulates:

  1. Knowledge is Power.
  2. Time is Money.

As every engineer knows:

  • Power = Work / Time

Since:

  • Knowledge = Power
  • Time = Money

It follows that:

  • Knowledge = Work/Money.

Solving for Money, we get:

  • Money = Work / Knowledge.

Thus, as Knowledge approaches zero, Money approaches infinity, regardless of the amount of work done.

Conclusion:

  • The less you know, the more you make.
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