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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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 ...