Questions relating to being employed and having a long term contract in which one must work set hours, usually daily, to complete tasks chosen by the employer.

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How to request and update or inquire on being hired from contract to full time in IT?

Been working for leading medical entity in our area as contractor in IT field. Had exceeded expectations and i'm way above average in performance on our entire team and also have perfect attendance ...
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Recruiters are very strongly encouraging me to be a full time employee instead of a contractor. What is their motivation? [closed]

I've been working with some 3rd party recruiters to find my next job. Originally, they were looking for full time positions for me. But in the process of my job search I decided I'd like to try to ...
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How to Handle a Job Offer After an Internship

I am a rising Computer Science senior who will be finishing an internship at a software company at the end of this week. From what I understand, if this company is happy with the performance of a ...
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How long is the transition period from a developer-for-hire position to full time position? [closed]

From my current organization (A), I am working as a developer-for-hire for another organization (B) for last one year. (B) has been quite happy with my work and wants to hire me for a full-time ...
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Is it appropriate to ask if I'll be offered a full time position after my internship?

So it's my final week at my internship (it's been 6 weeks) and I'm unsure of whether to wait until my boss brings it up or to go ahead and suggest a chat regarding after my internship has ended. I'm ...
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Pursuing a full-time position while completing coursework for my bachelor's degree

I'm almost done with a computer science major in college, and all but one of my computer science courses will be finished by the end of the next semester. I have 2 years work experience in co-ops and ...
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Full-time to Part-time consequences [closed]

I am in a conundrum at the moment. I graduated last year June, and then got a job working as a Support consultant. After 8 months I got bored and left to another company as a Support tech as well. ...
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Is it OK to go on interviews while working on a contract with another company?

As the question states. I have a month to month contract, which is non-binding in its current state. I can basically leave the job any time I want to, but this requires me actually wanting to try to ...
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Getting interesting offers, but I don't want to quit my current part-time job because I'm studying [closed]

Background: I'm at university, so I can't take any full time jobs for another year, when I intend to graduate. I've been on my current position for about 8 months now. I don't intend to leave until ...
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Taking my word back regarding switching to permanent, because I don't like contract

Right now I'm working as a Software Engineer contractor, and I offered my client to become permanent, to give him some security that I won't jump ship in a middle of project (current project is ...
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Should I tell my full-time boss that I'm considering additional part-time work?

I graduated 8 months ago, got hired full-time a month later under a good boss. I enjoy the work and my co-workers (the company as a whole leaves something to be desired, but that's beside the point.) ...
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How to apply for full time telecommute developer positions?

I've been a successful telecommuter as an contractor in an application developer role on a random basis. Usually contractors aren't allowed this opportunity, but I've always been able to deliver ...
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Can I renegotiate my salary on a contract-to-hire conversion to full time employee?

I recently took a contract-to-hire position through a contracting agency. I was an established PHP developer, but the company I'm doing work for now is a Ruby on Rails shop which was seeking ...
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Is my contract still valid if my job has changed? [closed]

My company is going through a transitional period after being bought out by a competitor and we are all being asked to sign a new [non negotiable] contract Whist in this transitional period my ...
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Is it appropriate to ask for a fulltime offer after the end of my internship?

I am about to graduate, and I have received some offers, some of which are for full-time, while some are for internships. The offer from the company that I want to work for the most is, unfortunately, ...
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A potential role is a full-time position. How do I go about convincing them that a contract is better?

I've been primarily a contractor the last few years, as it affords me travel in-between contracts. Now a really good role is coming up, and it's a perm position. It's a good job, but I really would ...
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8-to-5 vs. 9-to-5 as acceptable regular work hours

I've read a few job descriptions and replies from interested parties about their places of work, that they have a "regular" workday with the hours of 8 to 5. I am normally used to working 9 to 5 and ...
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What is a safe way to tell my manager I want to work part time?

I'm currently working a second job that is actually a full time job. I'm being paid 30% of what other people in my field are making. I'm not the most productive employee, but I am extremely punctual, ...
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Not Sure What My Work Status Is - How to Update My Resume

I hope this is an appropriate question. I'm an international worker (US Citizen working in the UK), I work full-time and believe I am an 'employee' of the company. When I was interviewing/hiring ...