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    Quote Originally Posted by northernladuk View Post
    Well I've seen a lot of strange things on here over the years but someone refusing a gig on moral grounds isn't one of them that I can remember.
    I have had a couple of recruiters telling me that some candidates refuse to work for gaming and/or defence companies.
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    Quote Originally Posted by HealthyProtein View Post
    Is this a normal practise in contracting?

    Apparently financial institutions has asked for candidates but cannot disclose the name of the bank/organisation.
    Yes, its because there is no client and they want your CV and if you are stupid enough, some references so they can look for leads.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stevie Wonder Boy View Post
    Yes, its because there is no client and they want your CV and if you are stupid enough, some references so they can look for leads.
    Not the whole picture that though is it. One scenario maybe.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Agent View Post
    Awful advice..
    Not if you know the client and know that they take on contractors directly.
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    Quote Originally Posted by northernladuk View Post
    Well I've seen a lot of strange things on here over the years but someone refusing a gig on moral grounds isn't one of them
    I know people who have refused a gig on moral grounds.

    2 months on the bench changes that attitude considerably.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lance View Post
    I know people who have refused a gig on moral grounds.

    2 months on the bench changes that attitude considerably.
    The old man will take any work. Twice for a fiver.
    Where there's muck there's brass.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lance View Post
    I know people who have refused a gig on moral grounds.

    2 months on the bench changes that attitude considerably.
    depends on your fiscal position, and your boredom threshold
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lance View Post
    I know people who have refused a gig on moral grounds.

    2 months on the bench changes that attitude considerably.
    Not always.

    You wouldn't work for [insert name of Indian outsourcer] would you?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Stevie Wonder Boy View Post
    Yes, its because there is no client and they want your CV and if you are stupid enough, some references so they can look for leads.
    If an agent won't tell me the name of the client but wants my CV, I send them a blank sheet of paper!

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    Quote Originally Posted by billybiro View Post
    If an agent won't tell me the name of the client but wants my CV, I send them a blank sheet of paper!
    Course you do.
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