Our general contractor made an error that substantially increased the cost of construction. They are now asking us to cover it. How do we respond to this while maintaining a good working relationship for the rest of the project? Input from folks in the construction business would be especially appreciated! [more inside]
Is it even possible to find a contractor that will do home repairs without having a mandatory binding arbitration clause in the contract?
I interviewed for a remote programming gig recently, and they requested a trial contract before making a final offer. I'd be hired as a long-term remote contractor (year+, 100% telecommuting), not an employee. I have some questions: [more inside]
How to approach a co worker who is voluntarily working off the clock? [more inside]
I have just bought a home and want to remodel both bathrooms and paint interior before I move in. I got two bids and both were about the same. The companies both have good reviews on Angie's list and are the same size, so this makes me feel ok about the price estimated. That said, the price quoted is still a bit more than what I expected so I am wondering what suggestions people have for managing and bringing down costs. [more inside]
My (soon to be) former employer wants me to maintain their website (that I built during my time there) as an outside contractor. How much should I charge them? [more inside]
I'm being asked to do a freelance project and I have no idea what I'm doing! [more inside]
Inspired by this question: How can I find an attorney specializing in home renovation contracts in the San Francisco bay area? [more inside]
IndependentContractorFilter: So I've landed a gig doing some contract programming, except we don't actually have a signed contract yet. Before I sink any more time (existing time being this afternoon) into it, and before I deliver anything, I want one, obviously. Does anyone know of any example programming contracts online I can crib from? All the obvious search words are so over-represented on the Web that my Google results are uselessly noisy.