Re: Bad Employers

Subject: Re: Bad Employers
From: Buck & Tilly Buchanan <writer -at- DHC -dot- NET>
Date: Mon, 5 May 1997 15:37:29 -0500

I have worked for very few companies as great as JDTV in Arlington,
Texas. They hired me to do a small CD jewelbox-sized manual, projected
to be about 16 pages. Database software.

I undertook this small job without even a contract. Agreed to do it at
home on an hourly basis with an estimated total number of
hours--adjustable by mutual agreement if there's a scope change. They
didn't ask for any kind of audit on my time; wanted to see the first
three pages before continuing, because they didn't know my work.

I took the first three pages in with an invoice for a few hundred
dollars. Got an INSTANT check (good one, too).

Just delivered the remainder with an invoice. Came home with the
balance of the money and a request to do another manual.

Hope the relationship continues.

All you vultures stay away from Arlington!

Buck Buchanan
writer -at- dhc -dot- net
Arlington, TX

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