29 Mar '13, 12am

I’m being taken advantage of, how do I regain control?

I’m being taken advantage of, how do I regain control? Posted by Kathleen Fasanella on Mar 28, 2013 at 4:44 pm / Patterns / Trackback A young lady I will call Mary writes: While working at a fabric store, a business owner asked if I could sew prototypes for him. He said he only needed someone who could sew simple items. He was paying $10/hr so I went on to sew many prototypes for him. Two months later he said that he wanted my pattern. I asked for a raise for the hard work I made on this pattern. He doesn’t want to give me a raise nor will he give me credit for creating the pattern. He said he would write me a letter of recommendation and mention my contribution as “HELP IN DEVELOPMENT”. Bottom line is, no one helped me. I worked alone in the office he provided for me, and created the whole instruction manual myself (with detailed, symmetrical computerized how to pictures)...

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What I’m Reading This Week

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What I’m Reading This Week by Lionel on March 30, 2013 Is Giving The Secret to Getting Ahead? (NYT) – it’s a long article,...