Dr. Michael Bisconti

 

Database Administrator/Architect

 

mbisconti@aol.com

 

 

START – UP PAGE

 

HOME PAGE

 

 

 

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

 

 

Question One – RESUME

 

Q > Can I have your updated resume in Microsoft Word format?

A >  Click here for one-page MS Word resume.

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 doesn’t 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 >  mike@bzdba.com

 

Question Seven – PHONE NUMBER

 

Q > What is your phone number?

A >  Click here for 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 week’s 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):

 

Arlington Heights

Elk Grove Village

Hoffman Estates

Mount Prospect

Palatine

Rolling Meadows

Schaumburg

 

#2  Suburbs Close To Any Of The Above Suburbs

 

#3  Other Northwest Chicago Suburbs

 

#4  Northwest Chicago

 

#5  NON-Northwest-Chicago-Suburbs

 

#6  NON-Northwest-Chicago

 

#7  Northern Illinois

 

#8  Illinois – Anywhere

 

#9  Southern Wisconsin

 

#10  Northwestern Indiana

 

#11  Wisconsin – Anywhere

 

#12  Indiana – Anywhere

 

#13  Michigan

 

#14  Midwestern U.S. – Anywhere

 

#15  U.S. – Anywhere

 

#16  Canada

 

#17  England

 

#18  Australia

 

#19  European Union – Anywhere

 

#20  Other Countries – Some