The age–old question for people pursuing an IT career is whether to work as a contractor or full-time employee. Advantages exist to both options, but the answer for each individual is only found through careful consideration, as each person weighs the pros and cons that can affect their future roles.
To build upon our previous look at contract vs. full-time employment, let’s take a deeper dive into areas to consider as you make the big decision. Continue reading
For those looking for additional information on this topic, we expand upon the idea of contractor or full-time employee in a new blog post available here.
It’s a great time to work in the IT industry. Unemployment in the technology market is down to 2.4%. IT salaries increased by 3.9% over 2015. There are more opportunities to work in a certain role, technology or with a specific company.
Another benefit to being an IT professional is the amount of contracting that happens in this industry. While contractors exist across many types of jobs, it’s extremely prevalent in technology. IT professionals get the choice of whether they want to work as an independent contractor or if they want to work full time for their employer. Continue reading