Demand Media

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A nice help at the end of the month

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Current Employee - Translator Reviewer  in  São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
Current Employee - Translator Reviewer in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)

Pros

Great opportunity to make some extra.

Cons

It's harder than it seems to get a promotion.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1.  

    Great job for supplemental income!

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Duplicate Title Checker
    Current Employee - Duplicate Title Checker

    Pros

    - Work whenever you want if work is available
    - Work at your own speed/pace
    - Can network with other contractors on forums and blogs
    - Paid twice weekly
    - Easy and non-stressful work

    Cons

    - Although guidelines and training are pretty comprehensive, it would be nice to have more formal training on how to properly check duplicate titles
    - No benefits
    - Paid for each duplicate title checked so don't expect to receive hourly pay.
    - You are not guaranteed to have work available so could experience bouts of dry spells, so don't depend on this to support your living expenses - strictly supplemental

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    N/A

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Ho hum

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    Former Employee - Writer
    Former Employee - Writer

    Pros

    Some editors actually provide decent feedback to make your article more engaging. The pay is decent and the site does supply helpful information.

    Cons

    Gee, where to start? Articles, though there are a lot of them, need to be more specific. Many of them are VAGUE and need to be thoroughly researched before even claiming the title. Of course while looking to see if the title would be something you want to write about, someone else could grab it. Many of the articles are How-to and focus on cars and DIY. If supplying a picture, you must choose from a limited file of pictures the site supplies. Most editors should not be editors. It's not always their fault though. DS has so many rules that must be followed, there is very little wiggle room for creativity.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More topics, less cars. Screen the hired. More pictures!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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