• Subject: Re: Where Have All The Contracts Gone...
  • From: BEllis@xxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 13 Jun 2000 09:06:39 -0500


I was more or less reiterating what was said in one of the first messages
on this subject.
Y2K, too many contractors in the market, tighter budgets.  I believe it's a
combination of all those things.
Also add into the mix the desire for companies to migrate from RPG
development to other languages such as Java.







"Phil Kestenbaum" <pike4@ix.netcom.com>@midrange.com on 06/12/2000 11:52:34
PM

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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
athere
> 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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