Dr. Michael Bisconti
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Question One RESUME
Q > Can I have your updated resume in Microsoft Word format?
User name = user name
Password = password
Longer resumes are available upon request.
Question Two AVAILABILITY
Q > When are you available for contract or permanent work?
A > Immediately. I keep this page current with information about my availability.
Question Three RATES
Q > What is your rate for a contract opportunity?
A > See RATES page.
Question Four SALARY
Q > What is your salary requirement for a permanent position?
A > 1000 X the Regular Rate for an equivalent contract opportunity. That is, for example, if the position would pay $80/hour as a contract opportunity, then the salary would be $80 X 1000 = $80,000 per year.
Question Five W2 OR 1099
Q > What type of contract do you prefer?
A > It doesnt matter much but W2 saves me some paperwork. In addition, the 1099 rate is 1.0811 X the W2 rate.
Question Six EMAIL ADDRESS
Q > What is your email address?
A > firstname.lastname@example.org
Question Seven PHONE NUMBER
Q > What is your phone number?
User name = user
Password = pass
Question Eight PREVIOUS CONTACT WITH YOUR FIRM
Q > Have you been in touch with anyone at our firm?
A > Possibly but professionals who interact with numerous individuals and firms in a weeks time cannot be expected to keep track of such information. If it is important for you to know, your firm should have this information available for you.
Question Nine CITIZENSHIP
Q > Are you a native-born American?
A > Yes.
Question Ten SKILL LEVEL IN EACH REQUIREMENT
A > What is your level of expertise in each of the requirements for this opportunity?
Q > If I am not, at least, competent in each requirement, I will tell you that the opportunity is not a fit for me. If your client wants a rating for each requirement, the answer is that I am expert in each requirement.
Question Eleven ADDRESS
A > What is your address?
Q > I am located in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.
Question Twelve PREFERRED WORK LOCATION
A > What is your preferred work location?
Q > I will work anywhere but I follow the following order of priorities:
#1 The following suburbs of Chicago (no priority in the order listed):
Elk Grove Village
#2 Suburbs Close To Any Of The Above Suburbs
#3 Other Northwest Chicago Suburbs
#4 Northwest Chicago
#7 Northern Illinois
#8 Illinois Anywhere
#9 Southern Wisconsin
#10 Northwestern Indiana
#11 Wisconsin Anywhere
#12 Indiana Anywhere
#14 Midwestern U.S. Anywhere
#15 U.S. Anywhere
#19 European Union Anywhere
#20 Other Countries Some