Re: Contracting

Subject: Re: Contracting
From: "Mike O." <obie1121 -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2004 13:18:56 -0500

Sylvia Burleigh wrote:
> I work contract positions ( technical writing, editing, help development
> ) on a regular basis. What I come across and wondered if this was the
> "norm", is certain people directly, as well as indirectly, have told me
> that they could do my job with "their hands tied behind their backs" and
> that the work I do brings "I bring no value ."

No, I've never had them tell me that to my face, although I'm sure those
opinons are expressed during staffing and budget meetings.

The best way to refute them is to call their bluff. Also see Andrew's post
earlier today ("Law of Morons...")

Mike O.


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