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.
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When you’re running your own contracting business, it’s important to get paid promptly by your customers so you can keep your cash flow healthy and ensure your business stays on the right track.
Everybody knows how important it is to dress smartly when you are meeting a client for the first time or attending an interview, but could the colour of your clothes really give you the edge?
In the cut and thrust of modern-day contracting, flexibility is king; and the ability to be able to travel with work, and work effectively remotely has never been more important. We consider how you can you achieve the ultimate goal of a virtual business; something that can be managed from anywhere in the world with […]
You’ve just got off the phone, and you’re excited. You submitted your CV this morning and you didn’t even have to chase the agency for a response; they called you an hour later to say that your skillset and experience is a great match and they would like to submit your details to the client.
These days, you simply can’t afford not to have a LinkedIn profile if you want to maximise your chances of finding new sources of contract work. Here are some useful tips for making the most out of your LinkedIn profile.
Many clients carry out a series of checks on contractors before offering them a new role. With the help of an expert, we look at what pre-employment screening involves, and how it may affect you.
If you’ve ever wondered how to successfully retrain and manage the transition into a new contract role, here are some useful steps to follow from professional coach Jacky Baz.
In this article, a recruitment expert explains why LinkedIn has become such an essential tool for contractors and recruiters alike, and what you can do to improve your online profile so your details rank highly in agency search results.
Have you ever wondered how long recruiters spend looking at the average CV? And why do some contractors’ CVs get forwarded to clients, and others end up in the bin?