Many concerns and evaluations play into any career changing decision.
When you're working independently, understanding the ins and outs of a contract can help save you a headache down the road.
In your experience have you found it beneficial to work with multiple firms? Or have you spent time nurturing a strong relationship with a firm that understands your needs? Maybe you haven’t yet entered the consulting profession
In consulting, professionals face a dilemma when it comes to working as a generalist in their field or focusing as a specialist.
As managing partner of a healthcare IT consulting/staff augmentation firm, I’m always having conversations with people who are looking to enter the consulting marketplace.
In this Slideshare we cover the restraints set in place by non-solicitation agreements on consulting professionals. We explore why these are set in place and how they are being combated along with the bullets listed below.
Your resume is your most important calling card in your job search. At Healthcare IS we review hundreds of resumes regularly and have outlined the seven most evident segments found on the resumes we evaluate. Continue reading below to discover what these segments are and how you can best utilize them.
Working as a contractor is a big and sometimes nerve racking step for most professionals. Often times because they are leaving their comfort zone for an opportunity to work as a contractor they want to make sure to secure the very best contract.
Use the tips in this week’s SlideShare to manage your client relationships and ensure open, honest communication.
When you join a consulting firm you may be asked to sign pre-employment documents. You'll receive the standard forms, such as W-4, I-9, etc.
Read through this SlideShare for a better understanding of how to make this transition at the right time for you.
Professionals who work in consulting tend to hit a benchmark at 2-3 years and will re-evaluate if the travel and work are still a good fit. This SlideShare will explore the evolution of a consultant at this moment in their career.
When transitioning from permanent employment to contract consulting in healthcare IT you need to understand how to price yourself so that you are making a sound financial decision.
In our previous SlideShare presentation we outlined three crucial mistakes that can lead to a short career in contracting, the very first being pricing and budgeting. In this post we hope to address the issue of how to calculate your rate while considering every aspect of working independently.
Can you just walk into your manager's office and tell them how much demand there is for your skills and request, or demand, an increase in salary? I guess you could, but what if your manager says, "I would love to increase your salary, but we just don’t have it in the budget."
Whenever we look to bring a contractor onto a project on which we’ve never worked before, we have to discuss compensation. Unfortunately, many new contractors are not prepared to have this conversation. Anyone can discuss what he or she wants to make. What I’m talking about is being able to have that discussion in a professional, credible manner.
As an independent contractor whose current project is coming to an end, you're going to be talking with staffing firms about projects they have coming up for which you may be a good fit.
If you experience high levels of anxiety when facing a job interview you are among 92% of the U.S. adult population.
Only 7% of the adult population surveyed claimed to have nothing to fear when it comes to interviewing.