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Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Education-Related Leads for Wed, Jul 16, 2008

Laura

5 comments:

Julie Moore said...

I have been looking for work in this field for about 3 years and actually have landed a few great jobs. However, I just found this web site about a week ago, and it is the best I have ever seen for educational publishing. And I scour lots of web sites. Thanks.

History Teacher said...

Great leads today!

Anonymous said...

I followed one of your leads and got a job with EBSCO publishing in Ipswitch, MA. The job was horrible. They paid me 1.5 cents a word--which figured out to be $900 for 2 weeks of work. I only finished the job because I said I would do it and I had nothing going on at the time. They wanted to pay me 1 cent a word, and I balked and they upped my salary to 1.5 cents a word. (Usually I get between $1-$5 a word!) Anyway, I figured they were a small company. Then, a week after I did the job, I saw them advertise at Fenway Park, on the movable signs behind the batter. I vowed never to write for them again. People who don't pay fairly don't deserve good writers.

Anonymous said...

PS Julie, I still love your blog and I'm hoping one day to score a job I love and that pays well!

Thanks--still I had to report on EBSCO because we writers need to know what is going on in the business.

Laura said...

@Anonymous
Thanks for the information on EBSCO. It is good to keep each other informed.

@history teacher
I thought you'd like those!

Laura