Dice.com – To Contract or Not to Contract

By Scot Herrick | Cube Rules Commentary

Mar 20

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My latest at Dice.com blogger’s network: To Contract or Not to Contract.

“Contract positions can be appealing due to increased flexibility, higher pay (at times) and as a foot in the door at a company, among other reasons. Before making the jump to contract, there are significant differences you should be aware of between being a contract and full-time employee.”

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Photo by Gunnar Wrobel

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Scot Herrick is the author of “I’ve Landed My Dream Job–Now What???” and owner of Cube Rules, LLC. Scot has a long history of management and individual contribution in multiple Fortune 100 corporations.

  • Rich says:

    In this economic climate I would go for the perm job over contract every time. The benefits don’t outweigh the positives.

  • Jason says:

    Depends on what industry I would say i’m a IT engineer (Oracle) for the past 6 years I have worked as a contractor. We can earn more money and don’t have the internal politics as a perm member of staff.

    I can get pulled of my contract – but if you use the right recruitment agy I’ve always found it OK well its been good for the last 6 yrs.

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