Build your brand as an independent contractor to generate leads

As an independent consultant, whether you’re seasoned professional or just getting into the game, it is important to spend time developing a personal brand. A personal brand isn’t much more than creating a consistent message in your market around the things that make you, as an independent contractor, special. Once you have developed your brand, it’s important to make sure … Read More

Find work, flexibility and freedom: 5 tips for securing opportunities as a contractor

In today’s economy, where there are fewer full-time positions than there have been in the past, abundant opportunities are available for job seekers willing to consider contract or contingent workforce positions. Firms in the fast growing information-technology sector often engage a significant percentage of their teams  as contractors or outside consultants. This practice is not a short-term trend or fad. … Read More