I need your advice.. here is my situation. I'm in US (US citizen) and I worked for one of the top 50 fortune company as a programmer. Due to family reasons I had to resign and move to another city and accept a contract offer through a recruiter. Now its been 5 days only working there and I get a call from a v.big financial company for which I had interviewed directly (and its a permanent job) before joining the contract job and they are now giving an offer which I might be interested in. My question is that is it good to leave the contract job after 5-6 days only ? Won't this be bad for the relation between the recruiter and the client ? I'll really feel bad and guilty if I do this but at the same time I think as per the contract.. they can also say no to me without any notice ? What would you do or how should I handle this ? Can anyone please suggest ? Thanks, Raj
If you really like the other job (the permanent one), I see no ethical problem in breaking the contract. As you said yourself, per contract they may ask you to leave at anytime. Trust me, if they had some kind of problem and wanted to break the contract, they would have not thought twice. After all its them who decided what should be on the contract.
Good luck with your new job [ August 27, 2006: Message edited by: Ali Hussain ]