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fiisch
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Last Activity: 21 September 2021, 09:06
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  • fiisch
    replied to CV length nowadays
    I somehow managed to have a 2-page CV when I first left school. Not that I had a warchest of qualifications or was particularly big on extra-curricular activities, just that my dad's CV was 2-pages so I thought mine should be... **** knows what I filled it with!

    I still keep my CV to 2...
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  • Thank you - that's helped clarify. Think I got a bit soppy and wedded to current client last night - in the cold light of day, the outside gig seems preferable, but only if I can negotiate reduced travel aspect. I have 2 young children so more time at home has been a massive bonus for me in the last...
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  • fiisch
    replied to Hate my contract such a bad experience
    30 day payment terms, contract length and disparity in notice is all fairly run-of-the-mill stuff. I rarely pay much attention to notice periods as ultimately if they want shot of you, you could be out the door tomorrow with no more work/billing days, so your security as a contractor is making sure...
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  • fiisch
    replied to home working
    Seems an odd question, but pretty much as you say..!

    Wake up, put some clothes on (optional), login via Citrix or similar using own equipment. Open Teams for comms, and work away on office apps as required and dial into Teams meeting.

    The extreme rise of remote working, in...
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  • Help Me Decide - Inside, Outside vs Perm (again)

    Yes, another thread with someone pondering the relative merits of each, but looking for some collective CUK wisdom to help me decide a tricky situation.

    Current - Inside IR35; £550p/d; longish term project with a repeat client who I like working for, however this time the project has been...
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    Last edited by fiisch; 15 September 2021, 21:09.

  • Conventional wisdom is to ignore the counter-offer and leave, as the reasons for leaving will crop up and you'll likely be in the same boat in the not too distant future.

    However, that's only true if you're leaving for reasons other than money - if the sole reason for leaving is money,...
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