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Yet another question on potentially being sued

I wouldn't be so affirmative about "you didn't assume liability" on the grounds that nobody signed a contract. There has been pre-contractual discussions and work was performed based on these ...
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how can I get references from my freelance editors when looking for a job?

1. Could a Testimonial be sufficient? It's probably reasonable to ask for testimonials from clients on behalf of your current employer and this might be sufficient especially where testimonials ...
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How Long can a Finder's Fee or Upcharge by Business Partner Go On

Sounds more like a kickback than a "finder's fee" -- Finders fees are generally one-time fees. Kickbacks are ethically questionable, but done all the time. If you are raising your fees 20% to cover ...
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how can I get references from my freelance editors when looking for a job?

In the past, I've tried to maintain a passive search for new opportunities. That way, when I find one that I may be interested in, I can inform my current employer/client that, at the moment, I'm ...
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How Long can a Finder's Fee or Upcharge by Business Partner Go On

Nothing much to add on what Scott already mentioned. But just so you have a few more people weighing in: I think 20% is pretty steep, especially for doing nothing. I have worked with people who gave ...
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