Re: Asking The Billing Rate?

Subject: Re: Asking The Billing Rate?
From: Bill Swallow <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Sat, 8 Oct 2005 18:23:29 -0400

> Lets face it, once a contractor is on-board, often, if
> the employer subsequently discovers that the TW offers
> more than the original job description asked for, the
> temptation by that employer to "up" the
> responsibilities - many times on the sly - is
> enormous.

Which is why you have specific contracts in place... thus the "contractor" part.

> They may not advertise for project management skills,
> but, once you are on board, if they then discover that
> you may have such skills, many employers feel that
> ignoring such skills is like ignoring a valuable free
> gift.

TANSTAAFL. If they want extra outside the contract, the contract can
be renegotiated at a higher rate.

> Good luck to any TW who trys to instill justice in the
> matter. My experience is that those who want
> "freebies" are most often not open to justice.

Contractually, justice has nothing to do with it.

Bill Swallow
HATT List Owner
WWP-Users List Owner


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