Reasons to Consider Taking a Contract Position 

July 9, 2020

Contract positions are a great way for anyone to reenter the workforce, gain a flexible schedule, or work during retirement. These roles are a great way for anyone to get back to employment and are strong drivers for people who want to catapult their careers forward. 

Reasons to Consider Taking a Contract Position 

  • Low-Risk Investment 

Contracting gives you a chance to see if the company and position are a good fit for you before you accept a full-time position or commit to a career in that respective field. You may love the job but not the workplace, or vice-versa, a contract position gives you the flexibility to find out.

  • Additional Opportunities

Contractor roles in a company often lead to other opportunities within the company. If you excel in your position that might lead to another position, which may be a better fit! 

  • More Experience 

Working in a contract position gives you exposure to new software, skills, and industry standards which ultimately makes you a more “in-demand candidate.” 

  • Easier Networking

As a contractor, you are able to increase your network exponentially. You are not only able to expand your network through the company’s leadership but also with everyone else in the company you work with. 

Contract Position with Pinnacle 

As you consider a contract role, walk through the pros and cons, and then reach out to a recruiter, like those at Pinnacle. We can help you determine if a contract position is best for you and walk you through the next steps.

If you’re looking for a contract position or a contractor to hire in accounting or finance, Pinnacle can help: our team has years of experience that will put you on track for success. If you would like to learn more, please contact us at 412-343-6300 or

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