When I was in college, I was approached a recruiter with Sun Edison that was trying to take advantage of the general dedication to green technologies that has always been en vogue on campuses over the past two or three decades. Sun Edison makes solar panels, and is involved it every step of the way–it develops the solar panels, it installs them, it finances them, and then it performs maintenance them. The company seeks as broad of a client base as possible–it’s willing to install solar panels for governments, businesses, and residential homes.
As part of the recruiting pitch, I overheard repeated promises that part of the compensation would be stock based. That is something that only woos me if the business is profitable and growing, otherwise it is a sham to get discounted labor.
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