Re: transition from contract to full-time

Subject: Re: 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 17:35:49 -0800

Michele Davis wrote:
>
> For me, there are still lots of contracts to be had, you just have to be more
> flexible, and know a lot more then you used to. For example, 90% of my work is
> Oracle-based training, and because I know Oracle and can write training materials
> I'm given opportunities that wouldn't normally come my way, like stand-up training
> for Forms or SQL. I've always figured I could teach writing at the college level if
> my consulting practice dried up, it's handy to have collected a couple of MAs.

This brings up another question: is it harder for newcomers to break
in now? Or are there still more jobs than experienced people to do
them?

I can't answer that question from personal experience. Nor,
obviously, can Elna or Michele. Can anyone else?


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