We saw several customers, each with LARGE numbers of contractors, hire some for in-house and end the contract for the others. They knew they were going to do major multi-year projects, and wanted only extremely highly skilled contractors or in-house employees. No more contractors doing just RPG. jim ----- Original Message ----- From: "Phil Kestenbaum" <email@example.com> To: <CONSULT400@midrange.com> Sent: Tuesday, June 13, 2000 12:52 AM Subject: Re: Where Have All The Contracts Gone... > I don't understand this. It doesn't explain why so many consultants are out > of work now, or the many who's contracts are winding down, and they have > nothing lined up. > Phil > ----- Original Message ----- > From: <BEllis@oriental.com> > To: <CONSULT400@midrange.com> > Sent: Monday, June 12, 2000 2:14 PM > Subject: Re: Where Have All The Contracts Gone... > > > > > > In a way it's a good thing the market is tightening up a little. It's > > called survival of the fittest. I agree, there were many people jumping > on > > the contracting "bandwagon" for Y2K. Now it's over, and all of the scare > > along with it. Budgets are tighter etc.. you see a lot of those same > > people going back to regular employee positions. A lot of the people > there > > truly did not have the level of experience, knowledge and outright ability > > to be contractors in the first place. I saw many instances where the > > profession was give a bad rap due to this. At least this is what I've > > experienced in the midwest. > > >
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