Would greatly appreciate some advice-bit of a dilemma
I am in bit of a dilemma in relation to my job.
I am currently working in a job, its not in my line of work but it came at a time when I needed a job so am grateful, its been 7 months but need to get back on track with my career and back into my line of work. I have an interview coming up on Tuesday, its 3 months contract, for a good company and I am really keen on it.
However, I have also applied for 2 permanent positions - my ideal dream jobs. But I wont hear back as one of them has a closing date till next week and the other one i will hear back in 2-3 weeks time.
If I am offered this 3 month contract job should I take it or should I risk it, continue where I am, and wait for some response frm the other 2 (both will give responses if I am through or not). I have a feeling I will at least get an interview.
But thing is, if I get this contract job, i will feel bad if i had to leave half way as the previous person left half way also after getting a permanent position elsewhere. So am sure that would rather annoy the boss right. I am not sure what to do:
1. If offered the contract position, should I take it? or
2. Continue where I am in the hopes of getting some goods news from the 2 perm position..this could be a lenghty process as they are perm positions.
3. Take the contract role and just give the 2 weeks notice if the perm job is given to me, as I need to do whats right for me I guess.
Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
MyJourney last edited by
my advice is to stay where you are, for its a secure job right now, so if it is not broke don't fix it...let the good news come to you first,,,JMO
love and light
PS i think you already have your answer and maybe you just need for it to be confirmed.
VoplySoply last edited by
Mia, I'd say the third option, as you need to do what is right for you. Contracters always do what is right for them, and you need to look after your interests.
Daliolite last edited by
Hi, I would stay in place and wait for the dream job UNLESS you feel like you're on somewhat shakey ground where you're at. There is no way I would take a temp position. If your in a temp postition now, I would still keep it. So many companies are just looking out for themselves and no one else. I think after a year you qualify for unemployment, if something happens to the job. Maybe this present job is for less that a year. Bottom line--look out after your interests, it's hard to find a company that will.
Thanks all, but also this 3 month contract will become permanant. I really cant stray away from what I should be doing, so if I am offered this 3 month contract I think I am more siding to take it......sigh....
I dont even know if I will get offered the job in the 1st place after the interview next week! lol I just like to weigh things out in advance..
MyJourney last edited by
As I said i knew you had the answer already within, i hope it works out for you...I'm pretty sure you will be thinking more on this, with a week to go:)
Love and light
Sigh, do not like being in such positions
shadowmist last edited by
Hey Mia if you do take the contract job & then the dream job offer comes you can always arrange to start your dream job after the contract is finished most employers respect that you need to give notice
Thanks for your input
I never got the 3 month contract, am pretty gutted :(. Guess I spoke to soon here lol
I really dont know where I am going with my career. Just stuck.