How can you make money on referals

I have a good reputation and I am always getting people looking for skills that I have , how can I make money referring people ,what is the best way t do this, do I look at a job description and then make sure I get a $500 referal and then search resumes on craigs list for some one to fill the spot, $500 is not worth my time in most cases , is there a legal documentation that I need to have to get a % of the hires salary for finding him a job? I am new to this can I get the contactor to sign a paper that I get 5$ for every hour he works >? I just want to get the most money I can for referring people
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Tiras25Commented:
What a deal!

Yeah, you are going to make $500 referring someone from Craigslist to someone with a job offering.

Besides, $500 is not worth your precious time. What an awesome deal!  

Just remember some folks only make 500 a week, some a month...
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NAMEWITHELD12Author Commented:
well what I am saying is I endure countless phone calls and like 6-20 hours for my time and all that crap for $500 , i just want to make more for my effort and want to see how you think I can
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Tiras25Commented:
Just don't expect to get $500 up front. or even $5.
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WiredNetworksCommented:
Think about this in another way.....you are referring people that have no job or have a job they would like to leave.  I am not sure what your day job is but I would be willing to bet you have a customer for life for helping him/her into their new position as long as you have a product that they can benefit.  Otherwise, I know enough people in the placement business and it is not quite as easy as it sounds and even more difficult to get paid.  
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NAMEWITHELD12Author Commented:
Yeah I agree it is not as easy as it sounds , I just want some money for my time
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cwoolseyCommented:
How did this question come up under Telecom Providers?
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NAMEWITHELD12Author Commented:
I think there is some things we can say about this kind of thing is

sometimes a good relationship with a recruter can help you more than the referal $$$

but get paid for referals if you can , get the agreement in writing of a least email

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