9 Questions Tech Writers Should Ask Before Signing a Contract

Who am I?

Signing that first contract!

How to ask these questions


What kind of flexibility do you have in the wage you quoted?

Is this an exclusive contract for your firm?

How’s the end client? (industry and culture)

What’s the hiring manager like?

Have you worked with the end client before?

(If yes) Do you have staff there now?

(If yes) Are they connected to this particular project?

What are your other candidates (my competitors) like?

How can we make this minor change in your contract?

$1 passed up could become thousands lost over the life of a contract

Why these questions are important

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