Here at Beyond Recruitment, we know that contracting can be highly rewarding, offering plenty of flexibility and providing exciting opportunities to experience a range of projects and teams.
In this series of interviews, we dig a bit deeper into this way of working by talking to some of our top contractors to find out what life is like for them in 2022.
Today we talk to a Network Engineer about their journey into the contract world.
Tell us why you choose to contract?
I took a previous contract job for the chance to enhance my career, and my current project because of the challenge and career opportunities available.
What do see as the advantages of contracting?
Contracting gives you exposure to different vendors and technology businesses. It’s a good platform to learn.
What changes have you seen in contracting over the last 18 months?
There are more contracting opportunities in the market at the moment due to flexible working options and fast-paced technology development.
How important is your relationship/partnership with your recruiter?
The Beyond Recruitment team are very good at building relationships and are a reliable and friendly recruitment company. I think they provide good career opportunities with reputable employers for their contractors.
What would you say to anyone thinking about contracting?
I would recommend contracting because it is a way to fast-track your learning by coming in direct contact with deadline-driven working environments and limited timelines.
Can you tell us why you decided to move from a permanent role to a contract?
I liked the chance to be part of challenging projects and the career progression they provide, along with the competitive pay rates.
What did you like about your onboarding process with Beyond Recruitment?
The onboarding process was very smooth, due to the friendly team at Beyond Recruitment who helped me each step of the way and provided a helpful document with procedures to follow during the contract role.
If you’d like to learn more about opportunities for contractors in Transformation, Technology and Digital, get in touch with the Beyond Recruitment team today. Our specialist team of contractor recruiters can talk you through the roles currently available and help you plan out your next move.