The long and short of contracting
Contracting offers attractive opportunities for workers and great flexibility for businesses, writes Gareth Naughton.
With the right skills and enough determination, contracting can be a lucrative and rewarding career. As organisations working on limited budgets seek to maximise productivity, many are looking to contractors as a cost-effective solution to meet short-term needs.
A recent international survey of 41,000 employers in 35 countries carried out by recruitment firm Manpower found that 34 per cent of respondents view contingent workers as a significant part of their workforce.
While contractors will never replace the permanent...
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