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Know What You're Signing Before You Sign Any Employer Contracts

Have you ever had a problem with an employer? Have you found out you didn't have "a leg to stand on" because they were covered by their contract? - A contract you signed! (Did you read the contract?)

By the time you finish reading this page you'll have access to information dealing with such issues as:

Understanding different kinds of contracts
Understanding the need for contracts
Understanding how you can benefit from a contract
Knowing what you need in your contract

Learn what successful people do to protect themselves in the business world! Contracts are very important when you're going to be working for someone else. And there's no getting around the need for these contracts to be in writing.

Most companies today have standard contracts. These standard contracts have important information about the company's rules and regulations. Covering everything from corporate belief systems to dress codes. All new employees must sign these contracts before they can begin working.

This is all well and good but you need contracts that clearly state all of the company's policies, practices and liabilities. But - When you're serious about Choosing the Right Employer, you also need to have a contract that has information specific to your work position.

How many times have you heard a co-worker complain about their wages or benefits?

This happens because they didn't work out these details with their employer at the very start.

You need contracts that clearly state all of the conditions of your work duties, benefits and payments, before you begin working.

Employers are not mind readers ... And they aren't in the business of giving away money or benefits.

YOU need to ask for what you want and need up front. Then work out the details of what you can get.

There are some employers who will verbally agree to what you ask and they'll tell you they'll draw up the contract as soon as possible for you to sign at a later date. Great if you can believe an employer's word is good ...

But - Reality is, there are so many things that can happen when you work for someone else. Things that need to be in writing. Signed by both you and the employer. And with both of you having your own copy.

If an employer is not ready, able and willing to give you a contract before you begin working for them, think very seriously about working for them. What will you do if they don't honor their part of the verbal agreement?

These contracts are for your protection.

And if an employer is really serious about their business, they know these contracts are for their protection as well.

Bottom line ... The key to a good working relationship between you and your employer begins with a clear understanding. Of what work you, as the employee, are to give. And what money and benefits your new employer is to give in return. All laid out in a written contract.

Be sure to read and question, to your satisfaction, the final contract before you sign!

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