Re: Dot-Com Dot-Crash WAS: transition from contract to full-time

Subject: Re: Dot-Com Dot-Crash WAS: transition from contract to full-time
From: Bruce Byfield <bbyfield -at- progeny -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 26 Feb 2001 15:00:32 -0800

Pam Mandel wrote:
>
> Bruce wrote: In the past, contract work has paid more while being just as
> available and as secure as full-time work (that is to say, not at
> all secure). However, with the collapse of the dot-com mania and the
> resulting widespread layoffs, this situation may no longer be true.
>
> I'd like to hear how true this is from/for others.

Personally, I'm still trying to observe and make up my mind.
Possibly, it's still too early to tell.

However, my initial impression is that, while the jobs are scarcer,
for now there's still enough for experienced writers to have
considerable freedom of choice - just less than before.

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Bruce Byfield 317.833.0313 bbyfield -at- progeny -dot- com
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Progeny Linux Systems

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