So, you may be a bit confused about contract work – to help you out, I’m going to go into what this is, and how it differs from temp and perm positions.
What is it?
Contract work is often when candidates are hired upfront for a fixed amount of time (e.g. three months, six months, one year). It can be used within a business for specialist projects, where experts will be hired to work on just that project, to cover planned absences such as pregnancy/maternity leave, or to cover unexpected absences.
Freelance work also counts as a contract position,