1. Careers

Contract Jobs

Job banks that help you find temporary, contract, consultant and freelance jobs.
Articles & Resources
Sort By : Guide Picks | Alphabetical | Recent
From your About.com Guide: If you're a recent grad, between jobs, thinking about changing careers, independent or adventurous, then temping might be right for you.
Working as an Independent Contractor
From your About.com Guide: Tired of being a wage slave? Here are the pros, cons, and how to get started as an independent contractor.
Your Rights as an Independent Contractor
Are you classified as an IC but treated as an ordinary employee? Not allowed to be your own boss as you'd like to be? Here's how it's supposed to work and what you can do about it.
American Employment Solutions
Staffing specialists in IT and technical services, and light industrial skilled labor. Also offers direct placement of executives and hourly personnel.
Analysts International Corporation
A computer consulting service with offices in the US, Canada, and England.
Automation Consultants
A services company specializing in contract and contract-to-permanent, IT jobs. Most jobs appear to be near their offices, in the Baltimore, DC and Austin areas.
Bren Norris Associates, Inc.
Worldwide jobs for information technology consultants and specialists, such as programmers, analysts, software engineers, and technical writers and trainers.
Butler International
Browse jobs by location or search the entire database. Specializes in IT, network implementation and engineering & design projects.
B&M Associates
A staffing firm offering no-fee, technical contract jobs in high-tech, computer, engineering, and aerospace disciplines across the US.
ComputerWeekly Jobs
Search for contract and direct IT jobs mostly in the UK, and read news and tips for IT contractors and freelances.
Search thousands of contract and contract-to-permanent computer jobs across the US and Canada.
The Contract Employee's Handbook
A useful, free resource for technical and professional independent contractors, by James R. Ziegler, Ph.D. Topics range from getting started to legal issues.
Contract Employment Weekly
This weekly magazine offers a variety of services to technical contractors, including international job searching. Requires a subscription to access all services.
Creative Freelancers
For the creative and technically creative. Post your resume for free or submit/register your online portfolio for a fee.
A recruiting firm that provides information systems solutions and professionals for companies globally. Search jobs and submit your resume.
Devon Consulting
A consulting firm specializing in IT and clinical contract job opportunities, in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and Georgia. Post your resume and receive contract job lists by email.
EDP Contract Services
An IT and IS staffing firm with jobs and offices across the US. Search for jobs, submit your receive and receive job notification by email.
Post your profile to search for technical consulting gigs (among others) and submit projects bids, at this online marketplace for freelance talent. Basic membership is free.
IEEE Consultants Database
Search for U.S. and international electrical, electronics, computer and other electrotechnology and information-technology consulting projects for free. Courtesy of The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, USA branch. Charges a fee to get listed in the database.
Jobs for Networkers
Post your resume and search contract opportunities for network engineers, intranet specialists, system administrators and more, by employers and agencies.
Jobs for Programmers
Companion site of Jobs for Networkers, it lists hundreds of contract opportunities by employers and agencies. Both sites offer similar services and detailed search options.
Kelly Services
Search for U.S. and international, permanent and contract, technical and other jobs, by starting at the front door of this well-known employment agency.
An employment portal targeted specifically to the contract and temporary employment markets. Search for technical opportunities and post your resume.
National Technical Employment Services
Search for contract employment through HOTFLASH, the online edition of their magazine for contractors. Accepts resumes and sends jobs by email.
Oxford & Associates, Inc.
Recruits consultants in information technology and engineering specialties. Offices throughout the US and Europe.
TAC Worldwide
Staffing firm specializing in contract opportunities in technical disciplines in many industries, including engineering, IT and IT/engineering crossover disciplines. Search for jobs and submit your resume.
Offices across the US and Canada, supplying IT professionals with assignments. Offers benefits, free computer-based training, job searching, and notification by email.
A U.S. and international consulting firm, specializing in information technology contract staffing services. Formerly the Maxim Group. At this writing, job searching is through Thingamajob.com, a free online employment resource provided to some of the world's largest staffing companies.
Top Echelon Contracting
As an agency for independent contractors, they offer a full range of benefits, insurance coverage, direct deposit, weekly payroll, and tax withholding. As a network of recruiters, they offer direct, contract and temp-to-hire job search facilities, along with resume posting.
You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.