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Subject:Re: We are Contractors: Resistance is futile From:Bob Morrisette <writer1 -at- SABU -dot- ENG -dot- SUN -dot- COM> Date:Thu, 19 Nov 1998 14:24:58 -0800
John David Hickey <jdavid -at- FARABI -dot- COM>
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>As some of you may have noticed from a previous post, my contract with my
>current client is almost up, so I'm back out on the market for some new
>However, I'm running up against quite a bit of resistance against working
>Maybe I'm going at this all wrong. Am I approaching the wrong people? Am I
>using the wrong medium? What I usually do is I find an ad for a technical
>writer in the paper and I email them a note and my cv.
Things might be different where you live, but when I was a contractor,
I always worked through agents - never answered a company ad.
Using good agents, I never had to worry about my next job, getting paid
on time, or being paid a fair rate.
writer1 -at- sabu -dot- Eng -dot- Sun -dot- com