Just to throw my own 2-cents in, I've encountered this issue when working for TI, GE, MITRE, and Monmouth University. In all 4 cases, there was a similar form to fill out disclosing outside business interests (which I used to tell the organization about my outside free activities as well), and we discussed the activity in each case. Afterwards, it was agreed that I could proceed. Rick Michael Feldman wrote: > > [said Jim Hopper] > > > > I had the same experience when coming to SAIC. Their agreement was a bit > > unclear on this issue. I refused to sign/hire on till it was modified. I > > spoke with the corp lawyers on the phone for a while about my > > consulting/contract software activities and we worked it out no problem. > > Good people ought to be willing to be reasonable on stuff like this. > If they are not, it's probably a good sign that you don't really > wanna work for them.:-) -- Richard Conn mailto:[log in to unmask] http://monmouth.com/~conn/ Opinions expressed are my own and not necessarily those of anyone else.