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Tara Trawick
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I got offered 2 jobs again the same time. One pays $32/h where the other pays $17/h. However, the $32/h is at a prestigious company but the contract is only 6 months long. Where the other is a 6 month contract with possibly being hired permanently. What would you choose? # #jobsearch #wordsofadvice #advice #contract #tempagency

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Pamela Chmielewski
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Speech Language Pathologist at Advanced Therapy Solutions

I would take high pay job for 6 months, then contact the other job and see if that position is open... If you can't find anything with higher pay.

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Franklin Whitsell
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The answer should be obvious. Take the $32/hr job. If it gets converted full Time you luck into a MUCH better future. If it doesn't, you can always find another 17/hour job and you keep the extra $33k in your pocket. From a math standpoint, you'd be a fool not to take the 6 month position with that drastic of an income difference.

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Olalere Victoria
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Both.... To save more money

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Margaret Korsak
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Go for the money, the future is not guaranteed!

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Christina Dunning
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Computer-savvy applicant seeking clerical career path

They are both 6 month contracts. All things equal, the temp-to-hire roles are going to be a better shot. But it's important to consider that you might also not be hired on permanently at all, including for reasons completely out of your control like if the company decides to cut staffing or freeze hiring based on their financials. That $32 is almost double the income! You'll be making twice as much at that job. That's the equivalent of being given a severance package with money to keep you floating for 6 months while you look for the next job. I would take that in a heartbeat.

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wendell wade
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Take the higher pay. Neither is guaranteed to be permanent. $17 an hour is not a liveable wage.

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Ece Paraeducator at Kent School District

Life isn’t about what you deserve, it’s about what you can afford. Take the higher paying job, work your ass off and don’t complain about anything. Chances are they will joyfully keep you. If not, it will look good on your job history. Pay your way out of debt as fast as possible and start stacking your money as soon as possible. Good luck Brother, we’re all pulling for ya!!! 👍

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Deborah Paris
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Account Management at Mhbva Llc

Show me the money!

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Mank Stogner
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I agree with pamela

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Nannette Bryan
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Longevity is better

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