I've been shortlisted for a job, the client is asking for a paid test, for this test it will take at least one and half day of work and they are not paying too much for this
I asked them how much they pay for the real job, but they haven't figured out yet..
ther is something that doesn't convince me,
my sensation is that the job is the test and it is under paid
did someone have the same experience?
thank you as always guys!
How much of a difference is there? if not much and you want the money thennn. why not. But, either way it sounds like this client doesn't know what they are doing if they are posting a job, yet still haven't figured out how much they are willing to pay for it. I'd let it be and find another as it just seems like trouble waiting to happen
Hi Tony, thanks for your fast reply,
in fact my concern is the "after" and not the test in itself,
i know they are asking for a job that costs three times as much and I think they are not going to pay later
thank you for ypur advice
Even if the test isn't the job, what's next? You do the paid test, and then they offer you a bigger workload, but still at 1/3rd of the price (or even less)?
I am not against paid tests, they make sense for some jobs. I don't even mind short free samples (e.g. in my case translating a couple of sentences which takes 15 minutes tops). But only, if the actual work to come is clearly laid out and I can estimate the potential of the job for myself.