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Hazlet, NJ, United States, 2011/08/09 - Nearly 30% of U.S. workers are engaged in consultant work, contracting, and temporary assignments. But the decision between taking a position as a consultant or one as a permanent employee must be weighed on a few counts.
Comrise Technology, a leading IT services and staffing solutions provider, had just released a new free white paper entitled “Weighing the Benefits of Consulting vs. a Permanent Position” that helps job seekers map out some of the key factors to consider when making their next career move.
In today’s market, job-seekers are faced with a wide array of choices and possible career paths. Employment is a constantly evolving journey—spanning different fields and different configurations to meet the changing needs of workers and the changing economic and technology landscape.
Nearly 30 percent of all workers in the United States are engaged in "nonstandard work arrangements," such as consultant work, contracting, and temporary assignments. But the decision to take a position as a consultant or as a permanent employee must be weighed by the needs and priorities of the individual on a few counts.
The paper looks at some of the key factors to consider when faced with this decision, as well as the implications for the employee’s work-life balance, finances, tax burden, and overall job satisfaction. It also includes the accounts of individuals who have worked in both types of roles.
Since its incorporation in 1984, Comrise Technology (comrise.com) has been a leading provider of direct and contract staff augmentation services, recruitment process outsourcing (RPO), payroll services, vendor management, and managed IT solutions. With headquarters in the U.S. and China, Comrise provides local talent and resources on a global scale.