Contracting work, does anyone pay?

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

On 4/22/07, Steve <smorrey at> 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 ?  About a year ago, he was
advertising on this list for contract programmers with work that he was
hoping to not send overseas.

   Best of luck.


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