Re: feedback on oDesk?

Subject: Re: feedback on oDesk?
From: "Gene Kim-Eng" <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: "Jodie Gilmore" <jgilmor -at- pacifier -dot- com>, " STC CIC SIG" <stccicsig-l -at- mailman -dot- stc -dot- org>
Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2007 08:35:40 -0700

Maybe if you're a typist or a desktop publisher. I've never
had a writing job where time at keyboard amounted to more
than half of my time put in. Most are more like a third.

Also, most of the "providers" appear to be offshore in India
or Pakistan. How are you going to compete with those rates,
even if you are a typist or desktop publisher?

Gene Kim-Eng

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jodie Gilmore" <jgilmor -at- pacifier -dot- com>

> Hi. I was browsing the web, trolling for contracts, and ran across an
> outsourcing (I work only via telecommute) company called oDesk. Does anyone
> know anything about them? ( In some ways, this company
> sounds great - supports off-site work, lets you set your own hours and pay
> rate. But, they require writers to install a tracking software that tracks
> mouse clicks and computer activity (ostensibly to prove to the client that
> you actually worked the hours you said you worked) . This bothers me a lot.


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