February 2008 Entries

Happy Belated Birthday Donald!

Better late then never right?  Well my favourite Donald story which involves scotch, prairie fires & the D'Arcy uttering the line "Excuse me.. can you get me another drink.. my friend just puked in mine" has already been taken.  So in way of humour I will just say that if you haven't seen Donald splattered on a wall like something out of a roadrunner cartoon you haven't seen the real Donald. I would like to take this opportunity to thank Donald for being the leader of a little organization called Edmug which has completely changed how I approach this...

Being a Contractor..

So I'm quite a bit into my first contracting gig and I'm ready to give an update.  Mo' Money.. Mo' Problems.. While there is definitely more money in the contracting world it's definitely not all parties and play time.  The first problem you may run into is the wonderful accounting term known as "NET 30" aka "You ain' t getting paid for awhile".  The basic premise is simple enough.  You work a month.. and then you send in an invoice which your employer has 30 days to pay.  So if you think about it from the starting...