Month: November 2010

Paying commissions for referrals?

This is from a conversation we’re having in the forum. For context, Xochil is a pattern maker who has been asked to pay commissions by another party for work he sends to her. She asks (edited):

I am curious to see how others feel about either accepting or even requesting a commission or “finder’s fee” on making referrals to other businesses.

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Archives 11/12- 11/18 2005-2009

Can’t speak for everyone but it’s crunch time in the industry with everyone in a mad dash to get it all done before the end of the year. I know I complain every year that the end of year festivities take place at the worst possible time but getting crazed just before Turkey Day and not letting up until the second week of January makes it hard to do all the family stuff too.…

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