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In short, the answer is 'no', it's certainly not inappropriate to advertise potential vacancies on your linkedin page, but you need to understand that at that point you're basically moonlighting as a stunted recruiter, passing suitable candidates along to other recruiters who claim that they'll pay you a small finder's-fee for helping them to place a ...


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There are three issues here in terms of billing and expense: The setup time for the laptop itself: If you're billing by the hour and they've sent you equipment that needed to be set up to allow you to work in their environment (installing software, registering phones, creating emails and accounts, etc), you absolutely should be billing them for the hour/s ...


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If your intention is to treat your financial services freelancer as a Personal Assistant then there's absolutely nothing wrong with that, as long as you understand that they'll almost certainly quit if you don't give them warning them in advance and gain their agreement. Holding someone to the fine print of an employment contract is notoriously difficult and ...


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As you've correctly determined, you're speaking to the wrong people with the wrong priorities. HR's problem is that they've been given a job that needs filling. Their task (as they see it) is to find suitable candidates for that job and to screen out all of the people who're unsuitable for that job. You fall very firmly into the latter category. By ...


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Ethical? Yes. Effective? Probably not. When a company has made the decision to hire a full time employee and told a manager to find one, that manager rarely will accept a contractor. The person who can change that decision is above that manager. When you enter the process through the full time employee hiring process, it is hard to break through and talk to ...


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As a freelancer who provides "Financial Planning" services, that is, stock, precious metal or cryptocurrency trading consultancy and direction to my clients, I definitely won't be happy about it. What you want is: "Need assistant for a monthly contract requiring stock trading/finance-related work". That means, you have not negotiated ...


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You are right in thinking this. Sharing information from one employer to another is a violation of GDPR. Unless you have explicit permission to show the briefs to another company, you would be committing an offence. Of course, you could try to anonymise or redact the briefs so that the original customer is hidden. It depends on what information the briefs ...


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