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  • coe123
    replied to When do you walk away?
    As you know we have only a small degree of control over what role we get next. I spent about 7 years on buy side integration projects - MQ/TIBCO and the likes and everything changed after 2008 when I was forced to leave the field. Since then I tried to get back into that area but either there was/has...
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  • coe123
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    Thank you everyone. So clearly two different approaches from people - bill as long as you can vs keep moving/learning.

    I do feel that I have already billed for too long and I do get a point about being institutionalised - I am part of the furniture - network more like these days ...
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  • coe123
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    Yes, that is correct, fairly generic skillset (which has been a good and a bad thing in the past - as it gets me lots of interest but few interviews), I am a fairly techie PM though - a C++ developer of the past who was pushed into management. The current program is not offering anything in those new...
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  • coe123
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    It does feel like my job here is done and without the pandemic - I'd be asking this question 1.5 yrs ago. It is not a total waste of time tbh, there was work to be done (including doing lot of strategy/approach stuff at senior level) here which I didn't had to do in the past.

    Going to...
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  • coe123
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    Yes, no IR35 concerns and while the next job could be outside with the tax changes I am not sure how much difference there would be.

    Good point about the training, did some Cloud certification last year but the work has a habit of breaking a good stride.

    Key concern with staying...
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  • coe123
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    When do you walk away?

    Need some collective inputs in deciding whether or not I should look for a new contract.

    I was hired to deliver a brand new system in 2018 (PM/Program Mgr), which was completed in late 2019 - most of the team was then let go but I was given an option to stick around to do archive/decommissioning...
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