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pjt
More time posting than coding
Last Activity: Today, 09:06
Joined: 7 October 2015
Location: Glasgow
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  • pjt
    replied to State of the Market
    Has a switch been flicked. I've been banging my head against a brick wall for months getting nothing. Since the end of last week I'm seeing a big uptick in roles and actual agent interest. Had 2 interviews this week already and another one lined up as well as another few possibles. Might be a lucky...
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  • pjt
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    At least you have something lined up. At this rate I'll still be on the bench :-0...
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  • pjt
    replied to State of the Market
    I was told this recently by an agent. He said advertising is too much hassle as you get so much crap coming in. He said he normally has enough candidates for roles already so advertising is a last resort....
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  • pjt
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    Unreal just seen another one! Same skills same niche but different location. This time the rate is slightly higher but not by much. I've not seen any roles this close to my skills in months and 2 come along at once but both with unworkable rates. Grim times....
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  • pjt
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    Just seen a role thats my ideal fit basically by niche. Problem is the rate is a third what I was getting on my last gig and its inside IR35. Thats lower than the rate I took for my first contract way back.
    Not going to apply but the thing that really shocked me was the jobs be on for less than...
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  • pjt
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    A wage is a wage. If you need to take it then you need to take it. Just keep looking and for now I'd just leave this one off the CV. If it lasts a long time then you will just need to come clean and expain the reason you took the role was the market was difficult....
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  • pjt
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    Not hearing back on a job add is what I now come to expect. Whats killing me is when an agent actually tells you your good for a role they have then ghost you. Its like chinese torture at the moment. Don't believe anything any of them are saying and not convinced may roles are even real....
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