Senior Field Engineer (Former Employee), Knoxville, TN – April 25, 2013
This is the place to go if you are trying to get a job in Knoxville TN. The manager there will do his best to help find you a contract to perm or keep you employed if he can. The firm is very small but they do the work of a large company.
Sr. Planner / Scheduler (Former Employee), Golden Colorado – January 20, 2013
Pros: great place to work with state of the art robotics
Cons: south african brewery (miller). new company would not advance contractors to full time positions.
Sr. Logistics Coordinator for Coors Brewing Company responsible for the development of Microsoft Project 2003 /2007Schedules, Logistics Strategy Development and Execution for 600 Coors Molson, distributors with emphasis on transportation and warehousing in coordination of industry best practice leadership in transformation of outsourcing, technology – more... / data, collaboration, fuel hedging, and product packaging. Demand Planner responsible to analyze weekly and monthly schedules with Microsoft Project 2003 /2007 Schedules to assure SKU levels for production and operation demands. Responsible for the evaluation of project feasibility, development of project planning , establishment of priorities, oversight of projects, monitoring progress, improving project status transparency and the continual evaluation of project status and resource utilization. Responsible for scheduling and reporting to Project Management for the contract balance risk, efficiency of execution, quality of results and PMO process requirements in the fulfillment of contract requirements and departmental goals. Responsible Production Planner responsible to coordinate and create server diagrams to support manufacturing, production and warehouse flow. Responsible for O&M Microsoft Project 2003 /2007 Schedules for maintenance, operations, procedures, IT updates, technical orders, infrastructure hardware updates, production and contract requirements to management and the customer in weekly, bi-weekly, monthly reports and schedules of the budgeting of materials, man-hours, tracking expenditures and technology requirements to support projects. – less
Administrative Assistant (Current Employee), Irvine, CA – January 8, 2013
I have learned how to manage a business and that I prefer to be ab employee as there is more stability and this is important for me. The most difficult part of the job is finding clients. The most enjoyable part of the job is that I can create my own schedule.
Challenging and often fun, yet lacking in long-term stability and job satisfaction
Graphic Designer and Consultant (Current Employee), Washington, DC – December 13, 2012
Cons: lack of job security, variable schedule, and periods during which there is a lack of work.
I have worked as a contractor and consultant focused on graphic design and production, web production, desktop publishing, and content management for several years. While working as a contractor provides a degree of flexibility and differing workplace challenges and learning experiences, it does not provide a stable and consistent means of employment. – more... At this point in my career, I would like to work for an organization that fully appreciates my job experience, skills, and creativity. – less
Translator and Interpreter (Current Employee), Washington, DC – December 13, 2012
Pros: flexible schedule
Cons: unexpected schedule adjustments and unstable job availability
Most freelance gigs are found on Craigslist as posters on the website is in immediate need for someone to take care of certain tasks as soon as possible. When a gig is for a company office, the posting is usually posted by a manager, but not by HR personnel.
Contracting opportunities are usually found at online job boards such as this one. Postings – more... are usually posted by HR personnel and it may take a while before a response to an application is received. However, the best way to find contract job would be through specialized local staffing companies such as XYZ Legal Professionals of DC or ABC Languists of DC. – less
Flexible Fun Environment (Outdoors) With Interesting Work
Braden Head & Flow Inspector Specialist (Former Employee), Riverton, WY – December 7, 2012
Pros: company vehicle - flexible time
Cons: red tape between contractor and corporation
A Typical Day At Work: Consisted of driving long distances to worksite. Moderate physical labor. Fun math problems with machinery and tools. Monitoring flow on oil and gas wells. Recording numbers and keeping records. What I Learned: How to consistantly speed up the process everyday. Better consolidation & use of time. Management: Having to work on – more... my own or with no more than one other contractor at a time, I learned the value of minimal oversight that led to less confliction and smoother work pace resulting in higher progress levels. My co-workers: I am good friends with all of the four co-workers. Two are men that I talk with approx. once a month and two are men that I talk with approx once a week. The Hardest Part of the Job: The time inbetween when guages have to be watched and monitored once an hour for many consectutive hours. If I am not doing tasks or moving constant, I begin to worry that I am not earning my paycheck. Needless to say that the company truck had never been cleaner or more organized. The Most Enjoyable Part of the Job: My new friend co-workers. The new things that I learned and even though it is corny, pride in a good job done. – less
Just to have a fun & happy working place, to get the job done in a timely manner.
Self Employed (Former Employee), FL – November 12, 2012
Pros: i love new & excided tasks no one job is the same.
Great! Management is a profectous like things to be done in a timly manor. hours was great atleast 8hrs a day. 40hrs a week bussnes got slow @ times but other then that great. But i need a more stable income so that i know whats comming in every week or month.
Top-tier Event Team Leader (Current Employee), San Jose, CA – October 16, 2012
Pros: creative, fun job!
Cons: some nights and weekends required
Organize and execute specialty events for top corporate and professional clientele. Success demonstrated by more than 300 percent year-over-year revenue growth and growing list of referrals from broad range of well-satisfied clients.
Editorial/ Promo Model (Current Employee), Las Vegas NV – September 9, 2012
Pros: free food, free products, free entry into amazing events that some times the average public isn't admitted into.
Cons: extremely long hours, not always a dependable income, can cause you to judge your appearence too easily.
Working as a Promo Model can be very stressful at time since this industry is based off of looks. It teaches you to have confidence in what you do and you have to be a self starter and determined to make anything of yourself in this field. The hardest part of the actual job could be anything from the extremely long hours on the day of a show which i – more... have seen hit 18 hrs straight to remembering your placement and where and what you are to be doing on the run way at the right time so that you don't mess the whole show up. – less
Analyzed client requirements and business goals to dramatically improve success rates resulting in better visibility and sales; Executed design strategies for clients through web design & print advertisement to increase business opportunities.