Content Writer Must-Haves

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Hey guys, I'm new to content writing. What are some dealbreakers when negotiating a contract with a potential employer? What are some nice perks that you look for? How long is your usual contract and do you prefer short term or long term work?
Anything else important that you might be able to add would be greatly appreciated.
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  • Profile picture of the author Frank Donovan
    Originally Posted by kcd56506 View Post

    Hey guys, I'm new to content writing. What are some dealbreakers when negotiating a contract with a potential employer? What are some nice perks that you look for? How long is your usual contract and do you prefer short term or long term work?
    Anything else important that you might be able to add would be greatly appreciated.
    If you're new to the game, you'd be better off defining exactly what it is you can offer a potential client that would persuade them to hire you. If the other party is already sold on the idea, negotiating a deal is the easy bit.
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  • Profile picture of the author kcd56506
    Let's say I'm a rookie. Should I just take whatever's available at any price? Are there things that you veterans look at negatively when being offered? What do you look for in an employer? flexibility, communication, salary, long-term stability, fame ?
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    • Profile picture of the author Frank Donovan
      Originally Posted by kcd56506 View Post

      Let's say I'm a rookie. Should I just take whatever's available at any price? Are there things that you veterans look at negatively when being offered? What do you look for in an employer? flexibility, communication, salary, long-term stability, fame ?
      You're still not getting it. It's not about you.

      Until you find out that your service is actually in demand, you're not in any position to negotiate.
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      • Profile picture of the author kcd56506
        I am getting it. It is about me. I'm doing the hiring, and trying to understand what the best possible conditions are for potential employees. I want to know what writers look for when choosing people to work with and what they try to avoid.
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    Your posts are confusing. First it sounds like you're the new writer and in your last post, you say you're the employer.
    Which is it?
    Nobody can give you useful advice until you clarify this.
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    • Profile picture of the author kcd56506
      I want to know about you guys. I want to build a consensus among writers to see what you are looking for when deciding whether to take a job. That's all. I'm not looking for any advice, just information for now.
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