Treat your contractors as part of your team

I’ve recently been frustrated by my current contract. I’ve been unable to make good progress on the work I was asked to do, because I didn’t know enough about the in-house software. I asked for help many times, but the in-house developers were already too busy to assist. This is a daft situation and one that can be avoided if companies treated contractors more like in-house team members. I tweeted a thread about it: