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What is contract employment?

Contracting has become very popular over the past few years, especially in the IT and tech sectors. Despite this however some professionals are still weary of jumping into contract work.

For companies contract recruitment is a great solution to resolve temporary and flexible staffing needs, as well as manage project workloads.

Contracts are commonly signed with independent workers and last a set period of time, e.g., a few weeks or months. After the end of the contract, the contractor has no further obligations to the employer and vice versa.

What's the difference between permanent and contract employment

Permanent employees are entitled to unique benefits, such as a salary, holidays, pension support and termination pay. These kinds of benefits aren't available for contract workers, however, as a contractor you have the flexibility of choice and potential to earn a higher rate. When companies need to grow teams or handle sensitive information regularly or build team identities permanent employment is the preferred option.

Contract staffing is usually viewed as a more flexible approach for super niche areas or specialist skill-sets, which suits certain professionals. Contractors help organisations; solve workforce shortages, manage project work, or replace key positions for short time periods. Contracting allows you to earn a higher rate than a permanent role with the skills and experience you have on offer, it also enables you to be more flexible, and have a greater variety of work.