Engineers who have only heard horror stories of contracts gone wrong can be skeptical of trying one out for themselves. As recruiters, we hear it time and time again… “I’m only looking for a permanent role at this time – I’ve heard of bad experiences with contracts from other colleagues.” We asked some of our… Read more »
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Looking for a consulting contract? Here are 5 things you can expect
As the tech industry continues to grow and change, so have engineering consulting contracts. Over the past decade, ERG has seen different hiring trends come and go. Working with a technical recruiter and their consulting firm can help you align your expectations correctly throughout the contract hiring process. Pairing up with a reputable company can… Read more »
How accurate are Donald Trump’s views on the Silicon Valley?
Donald Trump, the infamous real estate mogul, television boss, and now presidential candidate, is well known for his out-spoken nature. His success in the primary rounds have turned his strong opinions from empty threats into viable scenarios, if he is elected president. It seems that Donald Trump has a vendetta against the Silicon Valley tech… Read more »
5 myths about working as a contract engineer in the Silicon Valley
We always hear misconceptions and myths about working as a contract engineer in the Silicon Valley. Job seekers are quick to share horror stories with colleagues about layoffs in big companies, staffing agency relationships turned sour, or unstable start up jobs. While these situations do take place in the Silicon Valley on occasion, they are… Read more »