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I have had several 'remote' jobs, and several local jobs.
In several cases, the remote jobs were 'interview on the phone', show up to
do the work, finish the job (all done, or they ran out of money), go home.
Others were: phone interview with 'contracting firm', visit with
contracting firm, phone interview with client, visit with client, 'you're
hired', show up to do the job, finish the job, go home.
I believe that if you have to travel (air to client destination, hotel,
rental car, etc. -- they pay the bill). Depending on negotiated
arrangements: 1) They prepay, or make arrangements), or 2) you pay all of
the stuff, and then submit an invoice, and then get paid.
I have done all of the above during the past 18 years.
The above is my experience, and is shared with all.
If you need more detailed, specific, information, address me off-list. at
<< hbacheler -at- bigfoot -dot- com >>
Harry M. Bacheler, Jr.
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: bounce-techwr-l-20951 -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com
> [mailto:bounce-techwr-l-20951 -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com]On Behalf Of Anthony
> Sent: Saturday, 15 January, 2000 3:16 PM
> To: TECHWR-L
> Subject: Interview Expense - Contractor Job
> Questions for all listserv members who do remote-location contract work:
> Do you always do an in-person interview for the contract job?
> When you have to do an in-person interview who pays for the travel/lodging
> All responses appreciated.
> Tony Markatos
> (tonymar -at- hotmail -dot- com)