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Contractor Event

Discussion in 'Employment & Jobs' started by UKDarkstar, Feb 16, 2009.

  1. UKDarkstar
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    Had this through on an email today.

    Don't know anything about the company or where they're based (Luton ?) or where the event is but it may be of interest to a few on here.

    "Tarpon Evolution is a free networking event for contracting professionals whose disciplines range from IT, engineering to aviation and accountancy. Designed to help develop the careers of new and experienced contractors, you will be able to network with like minded colleagues - picking up tips and advice to aid you to your next contracting role."

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  2. damo101

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    Reckon this is just a chance for them to put a hard sell on contractors. Looked into using Tarpon as an umbrella and their fees were a bit on the excessive side and reviews on Tarpon and it's directors aren't glowing (they pop up on contractor forums).

    Unless you live near where it's on and it doesn't cost you anything (ie, you don't have to take time off to go) it might be worth a look, but there'll probably be better and more impartial advice on the tinterweb.
     
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