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Re: [php-49] freelance to full-time

From: Tim P.
Sent on: Friday, March 29, 2013 10:32 PM
Malouf is full of it, I landed a sweet job at a Fortune 500 doing ColdFusion!!! 

Startups and younger companies like Travelocity and LivingSocial might be cool. There's a ton of them off NE 8th in Bellevue. Did IDE ever hire more devs?


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On Mar 29, 2013, at 8:43 PM, David Malouf <[address removed]> wrote:

Contrary to some of the other responses, I think you'll find that no small number of large businesses are quite *behind* when it comes to latest technologies.  Seldom is there much revenue in upgrading/updating so they don't bother.

Something to ponder is: do you want to work on an in-house site (random example, King County Metro's website or SEOMoz) or for a website company (random example, Capitol Media)?  Or maybe a service company like AWS or Twilio?

For example, I dig my job (in-house website) because I get to help make it bigger, better, more robust, etc.  Some, though, making a site, handing it off, and move on to make another site.

My two cents for now (ha),
David Malouf

On Mar 29,[masked]:23 AM, "Mark Steudel" <[address removed]> wrote:
So I'm contemplating in the fall leaving freelance and going
full-time. I was wondering for those that have been freelancing for a
long time and then went fte, did you encounter any challenges coming
from a freelance background. I can imagine having a nice portfolio is
super important. Any thoughts?

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