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If I accept job offer from client, would it make it awkward with coworkers from current contractor? [closed]

I was recently offered a position with a client that I contract for. They said they would match my salary and give me their benefits, which are presumably better since they are government-ish. The job ...
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Being Hired as a Vendor or Contractor, how do you put it on your resume?

I did an internship/co-op at a company, and then I went back to my home university. From there, I continued to work with them on the project and they hired me as a Vendor to be able to get a badge and ...
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Working subcontracted by someone else

I'm a Web developer and I have the following situation. I was looking for a job 4 months ago. A friend approached me and subcontracted me for a job offer that he had, so I can do the job and we can ...
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Employer says contract was not renewed. Is there a way to confirm this?

I work for a government contractor in the DC area. I was blindsided recently when my PM informed me that the prime on our contract had declined to renew my company's contract and that the contract is ...
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I have been hired as a consultant for a great job but until my security clearance is resolved I am being paid to do nothing

I have been hired for a great consulting job, but until my security clearance is resolved I am being paid to do nothing. The agency that hired me are aware that it will take another 2 weeks (at least)...
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Why do big companies hire subcontractors through staffing agencies?

I'm curious why so many big companies in the United States hire so many people through the staffing agencies as non-employees? It would be understandable if they do it for real short-term projects, ...
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What do I do if two companies approach me about the same subcontract

I have working relationships with two larger companies. They do deals with other companies, then they pass the work over to me, and I fulfil it as a transparent representative. The client doesn't know ...