Contract work is out of control. I'm tired of getting contacted for 6 month contracts. Why would I leave a 15 year career at a major university to go work for less with a company that is too risk adverse to even bring on FTEs?

I'm looking for growth opportunities but I'm not trying to jump off a cliff.

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The risk definitely seems higher than any reward with those short-term contracted positions. I’ve been seeing more of them out there too.

I don’t know why growth suddenly has to equal huge amounts of risk. Glad I’m not the only one noticing this though.

I get frustrated getting those calls/emls as well but they are comforting in a sense. I know that I can find "something" if things at current job go wrong.

You just answered your own question in that last sentence. Cant have your cake and eat it too

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