Re: job market Q4 2009

Subject: Re: job market Q4 2009
From: Keith Hood <klhra -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com, Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 22 Dec 2009 15:25:12 -0800 (PST)

Odd. My experience has always been the exact opposite. Every time I've been talked to about working on 1099 basis, the pay offer has always been the same or less than on a W2.

Generally I won't touch a 1099 job unless the pay rate is at least 15% higher than the W2 rate. The self-employment taxes can really eat your lunch come April.


--- On Tue, 12/22/09, Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com> wrote:

> From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
> Subject: Re: job market Q4 2009
> To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Date: Tuesday, December 22, 2009, 1:56 PM
> 1099 contracts, yeah, the pay can be
> great. W-2 through an agency,
> after they take their cut, not so great.
>




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