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CoolCat
Contractor Among Contractors
Last Activity: Yesterday, 20:23
Joined: 30 October 2012
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  • CoolCat
    replied to NHS vs MOJ contract
    MOJ failed to pay my mate at the end of his contract.

    Both are a complete bureaucratic nightmare.

    NHS is crawling with every consultancy under the sun, as part of the aftermath of Covid, and lots of spaghetti organisation and systems out of control. but lots of long Teams calls...
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  • its not so much that they are "outdated" its that they live in a small bubble, of self reinforcing views, that repeatedly make the same mistakes, and tend to hire their mates from the forces rather than any concept of the potential candidate with the most merit, etc...
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  • it is possible to have an ad-hoc contract with a consultancy, that only wants to use you for, say, MOD stuff, for a day or two here and there. and via that route of having a very part time and occasional role keep SC long term which then helps if you need SC for another role. this is necessary or the...
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  • CoolCat
    replied to Contractor burnout and taking time off
    Oh some agents veto you, but they are the crap ones anyways...

    Same with hiring managers, any of them small minded enough to not understand how the real world works outside their bubble are best not to be working with anyways...
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  • CoolCat
    replied to Contractor burnout and taking time off
    just take a full year out and go do a post grad at uni, will look better on your CV than lazing about... any less than that I wouldnt worry I have taken big gaps lots of times, its part of the point of being freelance....
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  • CoolCat
    started a topic Modus Agent

    Modus Agent

    Lecturing me on things he clearly does not understand. So funny. Told them where to go.

    How on earth do agencies get this bad? and why do end clients put up with it?...
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  • CoolCat
    replied to Contract for bank, via Wipro
    All the Indian outsourcers sail close to the wind as far as contract law, immigration visa rules. tax law, honesty, respect for people & clients. Internally they are caste on caste and anti white Westerner racists.

    You will never be able to trust them. Getting paid honestly and on time...
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