With the global financial crisis many people have been looking for stability. I on the other hand have worked mainly as a contractor in the past four years so have had a great deal of experience in finding new roles. Many roles have been really interesting and rewarding, generally lasting between 6 months and 1.5 years. I have been lucky enough to only ever have a maximum of two weeks between roles. These are some practical tips and lessons learnt for finding a job in security that have worked for me.