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From: "Lauren" <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net>
> Kinda flies in the face of the current trends to phase-out contractors
> favor of full-time employees. However, my views are based on the
> trends of
> the State of California, which is trying to get rid of contractors.
> corporations in the area tend to follow what the state does, so I
> that there will be more full-time employees in the next few years.
> That era
> will be followed by a need for contractors to come in and clean-up
> I kinda base that prediction on the cyclical nature of IT and that's
> much what happened last time.
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