Have you ever wondered whether it is worth including a covering letter when you submit your CV for a prospective contract position?
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Following the networking site’s recent facelift, an industry expert explains how to write a contract-winning LinkedIn profile that both works with the new-look service, and dovetails with your CV.
You’ve invoiced your client correctly, but payment still hasn’t been made. Here, a debt recovery expert looks at the options available to contractors faced with late payment problems.
When you start contracting with a new client, there are a number of things you should put in place to ensure that you get paid on time. Here, a credit control expert outlines the steps you need to take to ensure your invoices and payments are processed as agreed.
In any form of business we all rely on technology to get the job done. If your daily contracting work routine revolves around “office, car, meeting, car, office”, your choice of gadgets can mean the difference between just succeeding and excelling.
Is your team a team by name only, or in practice? Here, Sue Coyne provides some useful advice to contractors in leadership roles seeking to provide inspiration to their teams.
Although things are different when you’re a contractor, good presentation and being prepared are equally important if you’re going for a client interview.
In this article, commercial solicitor Leigh Ellis explains why contractors should be careful when negotiating with potential clients, as you could unwittingly enter a binding contract during an email conversation if you don’t use the correct terminology.
Despite the rise of web-based job-hunting technology, creating an eye-catching CV is as essential as ever. Here we provide some essential contractor CV tips, and look at the information you should include on your CV.
IT and intellectual property lawyer Leigh Ellis looks at some important considerations for contractors who may be tasked with sourcing cloud based services for their clients.