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    True. I am in a perm role and it is nothing like...

    True. I am in a perm role and it is nothing like that.
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    I moved to perm a few years ago. Currently...

    I moved to perm a few years ago. Currently safely in an interesting and varied job where I work 2 days a week from home (pre Covid) with a 6 figure salary. Annual review this year was probably less...
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    Yep. He currently coaches Katie Taylor! He also...

    Yep. He currently coaches Katie Taylor! He also personally replies to emails and posts on his forums too!
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    Have a look at RossTraining.com - Low-tech,...

    Have a look at RossTraining.com - Low-tech, high-effect training solutions for beast mode aficionados and fitness enthusiasts

    It is absolutely definitive in this field.
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    I left contracting years ago but I still pop in...

    I left contracting years ago but I still pop in every so often. There is quite a wide range of knowledge here so there are sometimes interesting threads to read through.
  6. Thread: AWS outage

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    AWS outage

    They had some kind of serious outage this afternoon - anyone know what happened?
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    This can get nasty and very awkward to navigate...

    This can get nasty and very awkward to navigate through. Have a look at SAS Institute v World Programming.

    A tiny British company v a huge US one. The Brits keep winning in the UK and EU but the...
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    We are still hiring perm C# devs for a fintech...

    We are still hiring perm C# devs for a fintech company in London?
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    Oh balls, yeah. I just compared the take home.

    Oh balls, yeah. I just compared the take home.
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    Just checked through my paperwork for my last 9...

    Just checked through my paperwork for my last 9 months contracting. I took home an average of £6250(ish) a month, on a rate of £450 a day. The perm salary required for this would be about £115000.
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    43, I got it when I was 42. I posted about it on...

    43, I got it when I was 42. I posted about it on here somewhere.

    For years I was a C++ developer but due to family reasons I was unable to work in London so my salary never got above mid sixties....
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    Maybe for some. I am combating illegal stock...

    Maybe for some. I am combating illegal stock market trading whilst learning C# so I am quite entertained.
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    I have found it to be fine. Currently on a 6...

    I have found it to be fine. Currently on a 6 figure salary with bonuses on top, technology stack is modern, reviews are once a year and take about 5 minutes. Colleagues are friendly enough but I...
  14. Yep. A couple of times up and down the footpath...

    Yep. A couple of times up and down the footpath and road next to my house. When they are doing it on the path we can hear them when we have the back door open or are in the garden with the kids.
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    I have been perm for years now. My previous...

    I have been perm for years now. My previous place (which I left contracting for) was small and got bigger and then brought in BS appraisals where they told you how great you were rather than paying...
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    Don't they close every night?

    Don't they close every night?
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    If anyone fancies a perm role instead we are...

    If anyone fancies a perm role instead we are hiring C# software engineers near Liverpool Street Station. FinTech company.

    C#, SQL and the more maths you know the better!
  18. Company A - more time with the wife and kid due...

    Company A - more time with the wife and kid due to the shorter commute
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    My back went at the end of last year which...

    My back went at the end of last year which buggered up my goal list and I have to remove the heavy lifting from my routine at least for a few months so ...

    Do the swing/burpee ladder in less than...
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    Some guy: Here is a video of her having sex with...

    [/QUOTE]

    Some guy: Here is a video of her having sex with several men.
    Lawyer: That is not what that video shows.

    Media: Her lawyer was highly critical of the video which allegedly shows her...
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    There is alleged video evidence of her having...

    There is alleged video evidence of her having consensual sex with a guy, not with all of them.
    Is that what you are referring to?
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    Yeah, that is getting there.

    Yeah, that is getting there.
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    Once again this is simply so moronic I am at a...

    Once again this is simply so moronic I am at a loss ...
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    Probably the most stupid thing I have seen on...

    Probably the most stupid thing I have seen on here - ever.

    Literally you are so dense I cannot think of how to reach you to explain just how dense you are.
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    Where I used to work might hire you if you want a...

    Where I used to work might hire you if you want a permie role.

    PM me if you are interested and I will give the HR director a shout.
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    I know the girl's mum well and have met the...

    I know the girl's mum well and have met the victim a few times. She is not a psycho and has no history of making lies like this up. Her statement was retracted after hours of police bullying and...
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    Pah - this reminds me of when I got the email...

    Pah - this reminds me of when I got the email about Game of Thrones and saw I was an absolute shoe in to be in Battle of the Bastards ... until I realised the closing date was the day before.
  28. Bought her a custom made new brigandine! Some...

    Bought her a custom made new brigandine!

    Some Star Trek and Marvel stuff too and a 'Mouse Rat' T-shirt as she loves that band.
  29. Thread: Legal query

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    Sounds like what my father in law went though a...

    Sounds like what my father in law went though a year or so ago!
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    You are mainly missing that you only get paid a...

    You are mainly missing that you only get paid a day's rate if you work that day and contracts can easily change every couple of months. Not all life styles support that.
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    A bank I used to work at gave a girl her marching...

    A bank I used to work at gave a girl her marching orders because she claimed to have an A level in English but only had a GCSE. It was not even relevant to anything, it just happened to still be on...
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    That's nothing - I keep mixing up the order of my...

    That's nothing - I keep mixing up the order of my names! They are one way around on my driving licence and the other on my passport and birth certificate!
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    Years ago I interviewed at a bank for a job...

    Years ago I interviewed at a bank for a job writing a trade capture system in C++. The interview focussed on what happens inside the 'new' statement, malloc, how memory boundaries are handled etc. ...
  34. Yeah, I am a head of one department and a senior...

    Yeah, I am a head of one department and a senior dev in another at the same time. It is a fairly unique role but it is very interesting.
  35. Financial Technology firms, maybe others too I...

    Financial Technology firms, maybe others too I guess. I do more than dev work though.
  36. My permie role is: £100,000 + bonus (typically...

    My permie role is:

    £100,000 + bonus (typically around the £30k mark but it varies with company and personal performance).
    Share options
    Pension
    Private medical
    Flexible hours
    Work from home 2...
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    I am not sure I was not at the trial, I doubt...

    I am not sure I was not at the trial, I doubt very much it was murder despite the fact she lured him over to her flat to pick up their son's things and then a bunch of them stabbed him. To be honest...
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    My cousin was stabbed to death by his junkie ex...

    My cousin was stabbed to death by his junkie ex girlfriend and a couple of her friends when he eventually won custody of their son and she got 2 years.
  39. I decided a long time ago to never lose sleep...

    I decided a long time ago to never lose sleep over random mean words random people type about me on the internet. Feel free to continue if it makes you feel better though.


    Partially because...
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    Honestly, I have not followed anything about this...

    Honestly, I have not followed anything about this or either of them until this tweet story blew up so I am reluctant to make guesses. I am not even sure who she is, I could look it up in a few...
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    *shrug* Rescue Minor damage which allows the...

    *shrug*
    Rescue
    Minor damage which allows the journey to complete

    But for all you he could have been concerned about her safety.

    However, you could say that you infer the he wishes her dead...
  42. That was a bit of a nuclear strike. Are you...

    That was a bit of a nuclear strike. Are you okay, dude?
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    But he didn't actually say he hopes she will die...

    But he didn't actually say he hopes she will die though. Is there another tweet somewhere else where he says that?
  44. Surely if they just tell you the client then you...

    Surely if they just tell you the client then you might hang up and contact them directly?
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    My brother was talking about this a few years ago...

    My brother was talking about this a few years ago when he left the army. ISTR it used to be that when a recruit fails a course he is backsquaded and if that happens 3 times (I think) he was just...
  46. I think it might have an effect, especially on...

    I think it might have an effect, especially on non technical members of the recruitment process.

    If you are hiring a software architect, then someone who's job title is "Principal Software...
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    FTFY

    FTFY
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    FTFY

    That's a bold statement.[/QUOTE]

    FTFY
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    Find something that is tangentially related to...

    Find something that is tangentially related to something useful for the client and write it in a technology you want to learn?
  50. Thread: Boom 2

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    :banana2::banana2::banana2:

    :banana2::banana2::banana2:
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