Posted on 18 October 2017 in Contractor Corner
If you’ve been in the contracting game for a while you’ll be familiar with the varying approaches business have to contractor engagement. On a good gig, the organisation will have sound onboarding practices that leaves you feeling just as much a part of the team as your permanent employee counterparts. But even so, the expectations are almost always slightly different and the way you conduct yourself in a client environment is imperative.
Posted on 14 September 2017 in Contractor Corner
New to contracting or considering the change? No doubt you’ve asked yourself one very important question: how much can I earn? How much you earn is determined by how much clients are willing to pay for your services. In other words, how much are you worth in the market? Unfortunately there’s no simple formula to follow but here are a few things to consider when setting your rates..
Posted on 23 August 2017 in Contractor Corner
Many of us are familiar with the old adage “make hay while the sun shines” and for professional contractors the mantra couldn’t be more applicable. Contracting comes with an added level of uncertainty that permanent employees don’t usually experience - you never know what’s around the corner so you’ve got to make the most of every opportunity that comes before you. Right?