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    Recently got into a new contract where my project manager is also a contractor who signs my timesheet. The permie boss we report to is in another location and is never visible; so it's always this contractor pm who reports my progress to him. It's being a month and I do find this contractor pm put me up in a spot every now and then. Should i just ignore as long as I get my daily dough? What should I be wary off?

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    make him look good. you will never have a problem.


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    Quote Originally Posted by EternalOptimist View Post
    make him look good. you will never have a problem.


    possibly sad but thats the way the world works



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    What? give him a makeover??
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sid View Post
    Recently got into a new contract where my project manager is also a contractor who signs my timesheet. The permie boss we report to is in another location and is never visible; so it's always this contractor pm who reports my progress to him. It's being a month and I do find this contractor pm put me up in a spot every now and then. Should i just ignore as long as I get my daily dough? What should I be wary off?
    'The 48 laws of Power' is a good read, it might also give you some ideas.

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    Just watch out that he's not the type of contractor who starts at 7am, finishes at 7pm and thinks that all contractors should work like that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sid View Post
    Recently got into a new contract where my project manager is also a contractor who signs my timesheet. The permie boss we report to is in another location and is never visible; so it's always this contractor pm who reports my progress to him. It's being a month and I do find this contractor pm put me up in a spot every now and then. Should i just ignore as long as I get my daily dough? What should I be wary off?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sid View Post
    Recently got into a new contract where my project manager is also a contractor who signs my timesheet. The permie boss we report to is in another location and is never visible; so it's always this contractor pm who reports my progress to him. It's being a month and I do find this contractor pm put me up in a spot every now and then. Should i just ignore as long as I get my daily dough? What should I be wary off?
    As an IT PM in my current role I 'report' into a contractor Change PM and am also on a higher rate than him. No issues here (that I am aware of) and we get on pretty well. I trust him no more or less than anyone else I would be reporting into if they were a permie and watch my back in the same way.
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