Janet Rubin wrote:
I have often seen translators voicing their discontent about the fact that they had been requested to submit CVs and other pertinent information for "potential large projects" (especially EU bids?), only to never hear back from the agent/intermediary. So when I found this newspaper article today, it seemed like something translators might want to know. After all, misery loves company: You are not alone.
Study: Nearly one-third of small contractors report ‘bait and switching’
"Nearly a third of subcontractors reported having at some point been “stiffed” on a contract with a prime, according to a recent American Express survey."
[Edited at 2012-06-18 21:09 GMT]
Thank you, Janet.
What is described in the article unfortunately sounds all too familiar. Damn agencies!