Re: taking on a subcontractor

Subject: Re: taking on a subcontractor
From: "Bonnie Granat" <bgranat -at- granatedit -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 14 May 2004 10:42:46 -0400

Mike O. wrote:
> Bonnie Granat wrote:
> ...
>>> Should I inform the company I'm doing the
>>> work for that there is another technical
>>> writer (my subcontractor) involved in
>>> the project now?
>> Yes, you must do that. Wouldn't *you* want to know in a similar
>> situation?
> Sounds like sensible advice... On the other hand, when was the last
> time any company you are contracted for services with (the bank,
> phone
> company, ISP, etc..) called you and said: "Hey, we hired some new
> staff
> last week..." or "Just wanted you to know we are outsourcing some of
> our
> work now..."

In such cases, you do not start out by hiring an *individual* to do
the work -- you hire a company. But when you start with me, you are
hiring one person. You have a right to know if anyone else is doing
*major* work on your project when you hire me, but with a bank or
other large organization, it's assumed that many people are involved.


Bonnie Granat


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