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    Why so many years in 2nd line support and why...

    Why so many years in 2nd line support and why support with a CS degree?
  2. I think it's quite typical. Mistakes are super...

    I think it's quite typical. Mistakes are super common. Just because they are working for some research company doesn't make the person doing whatever job there any more competent than the average...
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    Your example is poor. Someone being visibly drunk...

    Your example is poor. Someone being visibly drunk is different than requiring personal medical records.

    I see ticketmaster is going to be requiring proof of vaccination or negative test result, so...
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    Yeah stat redundancy pay is such a small amount...

    Yeah stat redundancy pay is such a small amount though. Most of us bill more in a month than the max stat redundancy payment (which only a very very small percentage of people would qualify for...
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    Not every pathway to being a chartered accountant...

    Not every pathway to being a chartered accountant is the same. You can be a chartered accountant with only take a couple accounting classes and a couple years experience doing something loosely...
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    Safe permanent job? Do you pay attention to whats...

    Safe permanent job? Do you pay attention to whats going on right now? There are no safe jobs right now.
  7. I don't know. My grandfather died from flu a...

    I don't know. My grandfather died from flu a couple years ago. I still wouldn't bother with flu vaccine.

    The thing is you have some people posting here who are 30, some are mid 50s obese with...
  8. Thread: Need advice

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    You should get legal advice at this point. You...

    You should get legal advice at this point. You may have some liability if you don't do anything. You have also posted on a public website about it.
    But as alluded to the fact you can't read and...
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    fair enough, good point.

    fair enough, good point.
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    We haven't heard enough of the details to know if...

    We haven't heard enough of the details to know if it was sane decision or not.

    If the OP is young and living with their parents and has no bills, has some cash saved up and was going from 30k a...
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    I agree. He probably meant by worked out as they...

    I agree. He probably meant by worked out as they are still able to deliver... I wouldn't say that has worked out but i guess maybe that's his interpretation?
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    Like others have said good chance this isn't...

    Like others have said good chance this isn't going to happen now. That really sucks. Depending on the inside contract rate vs your salary now I can understand why you were tempted to take this...
  13. I have no idea if you can amend them or not (not...

    I have no idea if you can amend them or not (not an accountant) but aren't you thinking of this all wrong? Its really the payroll year that matters not the financial year of your company. You declare...
  14. When you have some kind of review/audit you need...

    When you have some kind of review/audit you need to be more convincing than that.
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    You just need to model out some scenarios and...

    You just need to model out some scenarios and make a decision.

    Figure out what 5 years is gonna look like if you go perm, contract inside, or contract outside.

    Remember to take into account...
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    Why don't you want to train people? Maybe offer...

    Why don't you want to train people? Maybe offer to do it at a higher rate?

    I just don't get why people turn down work.. if you don't like the work just do it for a higher rate.
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    Its billable work, why not do it? If you have...

    Its billable work, why not do it?

    If you have skills that you uniquely possess and you are protective of them then sure I can get why you would think like that. If that was the case though you...
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    DOOM: War with Iran

    Media starting to lay the foundation for public support for war. First step is to declare Trump/republicans want war. Second step will be for biden to come in as hero and attempt to solve that...
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    Mother and father are not equal in law. Just wait...

    Mother and father are not equal in law. Just wait till you have to prove right to citizenship through a chain of birth records/marriage/adoption certificates etc and the laws surrounding those things.
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    As I've said before you can't compare sweden to...

    As I've said before you can't compare sweden to other nordic countries. The demographics of sweden are much closer to that of the western european countries that their per capita covid rates are very...
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    Modern families? How about exceptionally rare...

    Modern families?

    How about exceptionally rare families.

    How many families out there have where there is a transitioning female to male who stops transition has a baby then resumes transition?...
  22. Thread: Sad day

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    Yeah I agree. Propaganda that is verifiably wrong...

    Yeah I agree. Propaganda that is verifiably wrong should be removed and I would go even farther and say that people responsible for spreading it who are doing so intentionally to cause harm should be...
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    To get the exact figure you'd have to know how...

    To get the exact figure you'd have to know how many participants in each group, it might not be the same. I haven't seen how many, not sure if that information is out there.
  24. Poll: Probably still in same contract.

    Probably still in same contract.
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    Not sure. It's quite common to come into the...

    Not sure. It's quite common to come into the office for a new contract and for it to take a week for them to get you set up with access/hardware/software but you're in the office so of course you...
  26. Poll: Yeah but they'll all be inside.

    Yeah but they'll all be inside.
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    That's a weird claim to make. I've really...

    That's a weird claim to make.

    I've really only seen 2 types of contractors.... first type is a genuine disguised employee who works at one client for multiple years within their hierarchy and is...
  28. Poll: I didn't fill in the poll because my rate has...

    I didn't fill in the poll because my rate has stayed the same, how many other people didn't fill it in or just picked a random option because they didn't have an option available to them.

    Polls...
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    You are the one that sounds a little salty.

    You are the one that sounds a little salty.
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    That was 11 references between my wife and me,...

    That was 11 references between my wife and me, they required individual references we weren't able to get joint ones.

    For me I had to supply 3 landlord references for places I lived. 1 personal...
  31. Poll: That's what happens when you have incomplete set...

    That's what happens when you have incomplete set of options.
  32. If you're middle class you likely have full...

    If you're middle class you likely have full health coverage and will only be out a deductible. Its the people who aren't quite poor enough to qualify for medicaid but don't get coverage(or really...
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    What country is that? Maybe one of the nordic...

    What country is that? Maybe one of the nordic countries? You are 1 of only 5 or 6 countries in the world that has a largely unarmed police force.

    The movements happening in usa are because their...
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    Won't help anything. Look at what's going on in...

    Won't help anything. Look at what's going on in the states, you have incredibly diverse police forces with black police chiefs and this was all still happening under them.

    Look at george floyd...
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    No idea about them but if they are a consultancy...

    No idea about them but if they are a consultancy that sucks. Working perm for a consultancy is everything bad from contracting without any of the positive ($$$). Makes no sense to me.

    You get all...
  36. I was just joking around with the 50+ comment but...

    I was just joking around with the 50+ comment but yeah that's good you have been able to make it work with 2 clients. I have only had overlap one time for a month. I just think now is an...
  37. Please tell me what we can do right now that...

    Please tell me what we can do right now that would be missing out on?
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    Agree completely, 2 separate issues but still...

    Agree completely, 2 separate issues but still support it.
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    I'm starting to come around to the idea of...

    I'm starting to come around to the idea of reparations. Mostly because it's weird how Canada/USA/Australia pays reparations to Aboriginal people in many forms but there has been nothing for...
  40. I guess if thats all you got in you, some of us...

    I guess if thats all you got in you, some of us aren't 50+ though and can handle it.
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    Billed 190 so far this calendar year, will end up...

    Billed 190 so far this calendar year, will end up at 220 for the year which is a little low for me but I wasn't in contract for till mid feb because i flirted with going perm.
    ...
  42. To each their own. We will probably be locked...

    To each their own. We will probably be locked down in some form or another till April or May. There may be little to no more outside contracts come April. Better to work as much as you can while...
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    Admin fees charged to tenant are illegal now. ...

    Admin fees charged to tenant are illegal now.

    Holding deposit must be returned if you are honest in your referencing/application and you get denied.

    Last place I rented asked for 11...
  44. Sorry I mean to do both. You buy yourself an...

    Sorry I mean to do both. You buy yourself an entire year doing that. Sure the contract market will still likely be tulip but the perm market won't be any worse than it is now.
  45. Take the 6 month contract. What's the full time...

    Take the 6 month contract. What's the full time job pay 60k? You will invoice more than that in the 6 month period.
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    In addition to the job boards some companies will...

    In addition to the job boards some companies will post on Linkedin or their company website. You should apply to some well known companies directly if you can. If they only post the job on their...
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    You can refuse to go on site and you won't be in...

    You can refuse to go on site and you won't be in violation of your contract so you would still be due all your money owed up to that point without any damages but they don't have to keep providing...
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    100 grams of meat a month will not destroy the...

    100 grams of meat a month will not destroy the planet but might save your personal sanity and health.

    The planet only exists from your viewpoint. You can only verify your own existence. You...
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    Why do you think this is positive? These are...

    Why do you think this is positive? These are extremely low paid contractors who barely earn minimum wage (some of them don't) and should be entitled to employment protections.

    They don't get the...
  50. 2000 a month is not that much of a difference. ...

    2000 a month is not that much of a difference.

    For me I'm looking at 4k+ monthly difference in take home pay for my current contract vs the perm offers I got and I'm not earning anything special. ...
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