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Todd Smith17-Dec-08 17:38
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Yortw18-Dec-08 10:39
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I don't know how it is oversea's, but until our (recent) change of government that was pretty difficult to do... we pretty much had legislation that made trial period contracts either illegal/void, or that just made it way too difficult to terminate someone anyway. Stupid, I know, but that's the sort of thing our left wing Labour governments do.

We recently got a National government again and they've just passed legislation to make 3 month contracts doable again... the problem with this is that when you hire any developer, even a good one, to work on systems the size of the ones we work on, and learn all our tools and methods etc. 3 moths usually still isn't enough to tell if they're really any good... although you should've figured out if they can code by then.
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