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Simply put, when it comes to actually carrying out the work on a day to day basis, the difference between being a contractor vs a permanent employee is basically… nothing.

Let’s imagine you’re given a 6 month contract as a mid level developer to work on an app for a company, on your team is a permanent employee who has the same skill level as you, working on the same app as you.

In this scenario — you both carry out the same work, you both work on the same code, you both push to the same GitHub, you both pull tickets from the same Jira board, you’re both involved in the same meetings about the product & you both work to roughly the same schedule. …


Rob J

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