Re: FWD: Experience required for contracting / Staying current

Subject: Re: FWD: Experience required for contracting / Staying current
From: John Posada <jposada01 -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: Anonymous Poster <anonfwd -at- raycomm -dot- com>, TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 11 Oct 1999 12:32:37 -0700 (PDT)

1) It's hard to stay current if you DON'T change jobs
frequently.

2) What they are looking for in a contractor is
attitude.

Q: Can you do this?
A: Yes
Q: I haven't said what "it" is yet!
A: Doesn't matter. I can do it.

Some people have this ability within months after
starting and some never get it.


> two years of experience enough? What type of things
> do employers look for
> when hiring contractors? Is it hard to keep current
> on technology when
> you change jobs so frequently?

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