- I've had to hold my tongue a few times in this section of the site and stop myself from asking if people are getting paid for the work they're being asked to do.A salary field and an option to report members who don't fulfil those payment obligations would be a good move forwards, and means younger or less experienced creatives won't be exploited.It might bring down the site's metrics a little, having to boot out people who aren't paying their contributors, but who wants freeloaders hanging around anyway?
- @Geoffrey Bunting I couldn't agree more, I have suggested in previous feedback questionnares that flairs need to be added to questions eg 'paid', 'collaboration' etc, or have seperate categories altogether. There have been far too many times where I have connected with someone via their question only to find the project (which is often a substantial amount of work) is unpaid. Mandatory flairs/salaries would stop disingenuous companies/individuals trying to take advantage of creatives and save everyone involved a lot of time!
- Sorry, should tag @Pip Jamieson, probably. Though she's great at looking at most posts.
- @Marco Beyermann It's an industry-wide issue, in which so many job descriptions hide their salary - because they know it's not enough. If people want to collaborate, that's great, but there are way too many people masking jobs as collaborations and putting out "opportunities" that obviously don't have budget.
- @Geoffrey Buntingthis would be great. I've been noticing an urge of collabs/low paid post on the platform. I didn't get as many on my feeding when I first started using the dots. Maybe it has to do with this.
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