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My fiance works at a place where they use a giant excel spreadsheet as the company's local database. He is very ambitious and when his boss mentioned how the company needed a REAL database, he volunteered himself AND me to work on it. The boss gave him the job. They already have a MySQL server in place that they don't use and I think we could do it. I'm a contract worker and I have the time. I don't care about the pay; I want the project on my resume. Here is the problem: He is not a programmer but I am and I have done database work. I would do the project if I could put it on my resume as a portfolio piece. As it stands, I would work on it and I would help him, but he would get the credit as the employee. I want to ensure that I get credit, but he's worried that if I make a big deal about it and try to meet his boss to iron out the details, his boss will call the whole thing off. How can I ensure his boss will vouch for me on a resume? Should I draw up a contract?

My fiance works at a place where they use a giant excel spreadsheet as the company's local database. He is very ambitious and when his boss mentioned how the company needed a REAL database, he volunteered himself AND me to work on it. They already have a MySQL server in place that they don't use and I think we could do it. I'm a contract worker and I have the time. I don't care about the pay; I want the project on my resume. Here is the problem: He is not a programmer but I am and I have done database work. I would do the project if I could put it on my resume as a portfolio piece. As it stands, I would work on it and I would help him, but he would get the credit as the employee. I want to ensure that I get credit, but he's worried that if I make a big deal about it and try to meet his boss to iron out the details, his boss will call the whole thing off. How can I ensure his boss will vouch for me on a resume? Should I draw up a contract?

My fiance works at a place where they use a giant excel spreadsheet as the company's local database. He is very ambitious and when his boss mentioned how the company needed a REAL database, he volunteered himself AND me to work on it. The boss gave him the job. They already have a MySQL server in place that they don't use and I think we could do it. I'm a contract worker and I have the time. I don't care about the pay; I want the project on my resume. Here is the problem: He is not a programmer but I am and I have done database work. I would do the project if I could put it on my resume as a portfolio piece. As it stands, I would work on it and I would help him, but he would get the credit as the employee. I want to ensure that I get credit, but he's worried that if I make a big deal about it and try to meet his boss to iron out the details, his boss will call the whole thing off. How can I ensure his boss will vouch for me on a resume? Should I draw up a contract?

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My fiance works at a place where they use a giant excel spreadsheet as the company's local database. He is very ambitious and when his boss mentioned how the company needed a REAL database, he volunteered himself AND me to work on it. They already have a MySQL server in place that they don't use and I think we could do it. I'm a contract worker and I have the time. I don't care about the pay; I want the project on my resume. Here is the problem: He is not a programmer but I am and I have done database work. I would do the project if I could put it on my resume as a portfolio piece. As it stands, I would work on it and I would help him, but he would get the credit as the employee. I want to ensure that I get credit, but he's worried that if I make a big deal about it and try to meet his boss to iron out the details, his boss will call the whole thing off. How can I ensure his boss will vouch for me on a resume? Should I draw up a contract?

My fiance works at a place where they use a giant excel spreadsheet as the company's local database. He is very ambitious and when his boss mentioned how the company needed a REAL database, he volunteered himself AND me to work on it. They already have a MySQL server in place that they don't use and I think we could do it. I'm a contract worker and I have the time. I don't care about the pay; I want the project on my resume. Here is the problem: He is not a programmer but I am and I have done database work. I would do the project if I could put it on my resume as a portfolio piece. As it stands, I would work on it and I would help him, but he would get the credit as the employee. I want to ensure that I get credit, but he's worried that if I make a big deal about it and try to meet his boss, his boss will call the whole thing off. How can I ensure his boss will vouch for me on a resume? Should I draw up a contract?

My fiance works at a place where they use a giant excel spreadsheet as the company's local database. He is very ambitious and when his boss mentioned how the company needed a REAL database, he volunteered himself AND me to work on it. They already have a MySQL server in place that they don't use and I think we could do it. I'm a contract worker and I have the time. I don't care about the pay; I want the project on my resume. Here is the problem: He is not a programmer but I am and I have done database work. I would do the project if I could put it on my resume as a portfolio piece. As it stands, I would work on it and I would help him, but he would get the credit as the employee. I want to ensure that I get credit, but he's worried that if I make a big deal about it and try to meet his boss to iron out the details, his boss will call the whole thing off. How can I ensure his boss will vouch for me on a resume? Should I draw up a contract?

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My fiance works at a place where they use a giant excel spreadsheet as the company's local database. He is very ambitious and when his boss mentioned how the company needed a REAL database, he volunteered himself AND me to work on it. They already have a MySQL server in place that they don't use and I think we could do it. I'm a contract worker and I have the time. I don't care about the pay; I want the project on my resume. Here is the problem: He is not a programmer but I am and I have done database work. I would do the project if I could put it on my resume as a portfolio piece. As it stands, I would work on it and I would help him, but he would get the credit as the employee. I want to ensure that I get credit, but he's worried that if I make a big deal about it and try to meet his boss, his boss will call the whole thing off. How can I ensure his boss will vouch for me on a resume? Should I draw up a contract?