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Response to Sekhmets Daughter (Reply #7)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 01:18 PM

10. I think Forbes is behind the times on this.

Turning consultant, earning big bucks and investing it in the roaring stock market was a big trend, especially for IT, during the 90s when everything. Today most of those consultants are attempting to find secure jobs.

The upturn is only due to all the employees laid off that have had no choice but to turn to consulting and taking the odd, short term projects they can find. My brother, in the Phoenix area, is one of those and trust me the endless cycle of interviewing and waiting to be hired for these short term assignments is tortuous. Most of these consultants now long for secure, full time employment with benefits.

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