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Well I thought I better be polite and say hello here. Its a new account as its about 7 years since I last posted here.
Mind you nothing else seems to have changed although some post counts look slightly higher.
This is Gareth Jones, just joined the forum... I am working
as manager at <mod> a retailer of radiators <\mod>
Hope to have great time here
I'm new to this forum. I'm new to running a company also, and so I'm trying to learn as much as I can.
I just wanted to say please be patient with me, and thanks a million for a brilliant website.
After over 10 years working as a permie I'm looking to jump ship and start contracting.
My experience has been mostly with the main investment banks - C++, J2SE/J2EE, fully agile,
Spring, Hibernate, blah blah blah plus a strong academic history.
I currently manage a team of 10...
I have been applying for contract roles for a couple of weeks now, without much success. I appreciate the market is not exactly the friendliest at the moment, and this is early days for me, etc.
I also applied for some permie roles very recently. I didn't even bother calling up those agencies...
Just after some advice from anyone who has made the jump from IB/Broking Trade Floor Support into a more specific area. Iíve been contracting doing generic support work for around 7 years, Reuters, Bloomberg, bit of IPC dealerboard and Iím curious to find out if any of you come from this sort...
I am presently working for a company on perm basis. As I want to earn more money I am thinking to look for contract jobs.
However I thinking to ask my company to convert me from perm to contractor(if they agree).
My question how much should i quote as day rate if they agree for...
I'm looking to move from perm to contract, and have a couple of telephone interviews in the pipeline. I currently have a 1 week notice period so if I secure a contract I'm keen to get going asap.
My question is do I need to form a Ltd company and have a business account before I get a...
I am currently a contractor working in the financial services industry, but would like to move into IT contracting.
Could anyone tell me what qualifications are in demand currently and what type of work would be a good route to go down to get attractive day rates?
I currently have...
Been lurking for a while here, finally taken the plunge to enter the fray! Greetings everyone.
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