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By Tim Heard ·
Have you had any situations in which you have been on a contract, only to later discover that the vendor that supplied you to the client was charging an outrageous markup? If you have a good story that you'd like to share for an article, please email me at theard@jcmalone.com. Otherwise, feel free to discuss here.

I'm also curious what you consider to be fair. That's the subject of the article I'm working on.

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$10 hourly, client charged $125?

by mike In reply to Vendor Markup

I interviewed for a direct hire position where the employer does POS sales/service to the hotel/restaurant industry. He uses MICROS software. He had the nerve to tell me he wanted to start me at $10 when he charges the client $125. Any guesses what I told him?

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Heh!

by Tim Heard In reply to $10 hourly, client charge ...

Some folks have a lot of nerve.

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