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    Started contracting in 2010 and have finally had enough after a recent gig. Got worked like a dog and then they decided to let all the best people go at once (All under a leading consultancy). Also have worked really hard on my own startup which finally has some revenue and growth. Feels good to take a break from the daily grind! Super motivated now to get it to succeed whilst I don't have any money coming in! I've managed to save enough to keep me going for about 9 months, but I'm very optimistic about the business!
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    Quote Originally Posted by NorthWestPerm2Contr View Post
    Started contracting in 2010 and have finally had enough after a recent gig. Got worked like a dog and then they decided to let all the best people go at once (All under a leading consultancy). Also have worked really hard on my own startup which finally has some revenue and growth. Feels good to take a break from the daily grind! Super motivated now to get it to succeed whilst I don't have any money coming in! I've managed to save enough to keep me going for about 9 months, but I'm very optimistic about the business!
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    I said I'm leaving contracting not CUK!
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    Quote Originally Posted by NorthWestPerm2Contr View Post
    I said I'm leaving contracting not CUK!
    Not like you to not be leaving somewhere early
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    Quote Originally Posted by NorthWestPerm2Contr View Post
    Started contracting in 2010 and have finally had enough after a recent gig. Got worked like a dog and then they decided to let all the best people go at once (All under a leading consultancy). Also have worked really hard on my own startup which finally has some revenue and growth. Feels good to take a break from the daily grind! Super motivated now to get it to succeed whilst I don't have any money coming in! I've managed to save enough to keep me going for about 9 months, but I'm very optimistic about the business!
    Yes unfortunately most contracts in the last few years meant working us like a dog and a half... they are doing projects now with less than the old days staff... I took 2.5 months break already. The idea of going back makes me sick, but got to do what I got to do !

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    Quote Originally Posted by NorthWestPerm2Contr View Post
    Started contracting in 2010 and have finally had enough after a recent gig. Got worked like a dog and then they decided to let all the best people go at once (All under a leading consultancy). Also have worked really hard on my own startup which finally has some revenue and growth. Feels good to take a break from the daily grind! Super motivated now to get it to succeed whilst I don't have any money coming in! I've managed to save enough to keep me going for about 9 months, but I'm very optimistic about the business!
    Good luck with the startup! I keep having mini-breaks between contracts and it keeps me sane.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NorthWestPerm2Contr View Post
    Started contracting in 2010 and have finally had enough after a recent gig. Got worked like a dog and then they decided to let all the best people go at once (All under a leading consultancy). Also have worked really hard on my own startup which finally has some revenue and growth. Feels good to take a break from the daily grind! Super motivated now to get it to succeed whilst I don't have any money coming in! I've managed to save enough to keep me going for about 9 months, but I'm very optimistic about the business!
    All the best! That is indeed, true freedom. Hopefully it kicks off.

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    Quote Originally Posted by northernladuk View Post
    Not like you to not be leaving somewhere early
    hmmmm leaving CUK early.... I'm already about 10 years overdue!
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