Contracting work, does anyone pay?

Joel Finlinson joel at finlinson.net
Mon Apr 23 08:51:52 MDT 2007


On 4/22/07, Steve <smorrey at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hello everyone,
> A few months a go I decided to go programmer for hire and started
> checking out several contracting jobs.
> Over 6 months I've had 5 jobs, only 2 of which made good on funds owed
> (and sadly they were  both jobs < $1k).
> It seems to me that most of these "contractor for hire" meet up sites,
> are only interested in collecting fees, and not enforcing payment.
>
> <snip>
>
Has anyone else here utilized contractor for hire services, as a
> programmer, and could make a good recommendation?
>
> Additionally is anyone looking for a contract programmer for short
> term work, I could use the work and I think I'm getting pretty good at
> it :)
>
> Thanks in advance!
>


        Have you checked with www.echazen.com ?  About a year ago, he was
advertising on this list for contract programmers with work that he was
hoping to not send overseas.


http://www.plug.org/pipermail/plug/2006-March/020209.html

   Best of luck.

   JOEL



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