Engineering Career Paths for a Range of Needs & Goals
180 Engineering is a boutique recruiting firm specializing in engineering and technical functions. Often, job seekers are looking for full-time, permanent positions within leading engineering or science-based organizations. Many of our placements are within such a construct. However, we are finding more and more interest in contract positions among our candidate network.
What Are Some of the Benefits of Contract Positions?
- Good career transition route – contract positions are ways to quickly build experience if you are working to switch industries or functional areas.
- Flexibility – more and more professionals are recognizing the desire for more flexibility within their careers. Maybe you want to work ten months of the year and take two months of the year off. Maybe you want to work three days per week, rather than five. Maybe you…
- Variety – some people feel that being tied to one company for long periods of time is simply not for them.
- More money (sometimes) – contract versus permanent, full-time pay rates definitely vary situation to situation. However, highly specialized professionals or professionals with very in-demand expertise can sometimes command a considerably higher pay rate than their permanent counterparts.