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    Default Interviewing mid-contract

    Do you interview mid-contract to stay current with what's out there in terms of rates and roles?

    So there's a role spec that feels right, but your renewal is still a few months away. Is talking to the hiring manager early improves or reduces your chances that in a few months time your name will spring to his mind?

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    No unless you are NorthWestPerm2Contractor
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    Quote Originally Posted by SimonMac View Post
    No unless you are NorthWestPerm2Contractor
    Care to elaborate? ))

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    Quote Originally Posted by mickey View Post
    Care to elaborate? ))
    No
    “Live a good life. If there are gods and they are just, then they will not care how devout you have been, but will welcome you based on the virtues you have lived by. If there are gods, but unjust, then you should not want to worship them. If there are no gods, then you will be gone, but will have lived a noble life that will live on in the memories of your loved ones.”

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    I'm not gonna waste my time, and my money interviewing for a job I'm not gonna take, and as for getting in good with the hiring manager a few months down the line a) they probably won't remember you and b) they want someone now not later
    “Live a good life. If there are gods and they are just, then they will not care how devout you have been, but will welcome you based on the virtues you have lived by. If there are gods, but unjust, then you should not want to worship them. If there are no gods, then you will be gone, but will have lived a noble life that will live on in the memories of your loved ones.”

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    Quote Originally Posted by mickey View Post
    Do you interview mid-contract to stay current with what's out there in terms of rates and roles?
    No. Ridiculous waste of my time and theirs.

    Quote Originally Posted by mickey View Post
    So there's a role spec that feels right, but your renewal is still a few months away. Is talking to the hiring manager early improves or reduces your chances that in a few months time your name will spring to his mind?
    The only way that the agent might remember you is as that annoying twat who wasted their time and mine, trying to get a role that I needed to start straight away and couldn't start for a few months.
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    I hadn't really understood this 'pwned' expression until I read DirtyDog's post.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SimonMac View Post
    I'm not gonna waste my time, and my money interviewing for a job I'm not gonna take, and as for getting in good with the hiring manager a few months down the line a) they probably won't remember you and b) they want someone now not later

    Unless, you want to take the mickey...

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    Quote Originally Posted by fullyautomatix View Post
    Unless, you want to take the mickey...
    I assume there is a lot of piss taking around this
    “Live a good life. If there are gods and they are just, then they will not care how devout you have been, but will welcome you based on the virtues you have lived by. If there are gods, but unjust, then you should not want to worship them. If there are no gods, then you will be gone, but will have lived a noble life that will live on in the memories of your loved ones.”

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    no

    gaps between contracts are holidays.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SimonMac View Post
    No unless you are NorthWestPerm2Contractor

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