Consulting, Contracting and Freelancing 2nd ed: Be Your Own by Ian Benjamin

By Ian Benjamin

Use the abilities and event you might have won within the office to maneuver directly to the following level of your operating life-as a specialist, contractor or freelancer. Self-employment as a merchant may give you the chance to paintings by yourself phrases, on your most well liked position and to take pleasure in a way of life that's more fit, extra cozy and pleasurable. This sensible booklet takes you thru the stairs to: * recognize your imaginative and prescient of profitable self-employment in a possible consultancy, freelancing or contracting enterprise. * place your self out there position so you may be acknowledged as a specialist, contractor or freelancer. * notice a number of the advertising and marketing techniques you should use and which top fit your personal type. * strengthen a marketing strategy that is real looking and powerful, in line with winning actual examples. * easy methods to cost your paintings, recognize what others are charging and the way to barter with consumers in order that the point of interest is extra in your paintings than in your price. * come to a decision which of a number of the enterprise structures-sole dealer, partnership or incorporation-is right for you. * pay attention to the pitfalls of solo perform so that you can keep away from them.

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In the example on pages 30–1, the three people have activity specialisations in property maintenance, canteen management and financial administration respectively. Their industry specialisations are local government, education and health but their skills have application beyond those immediate industries. It is possible to do this with most individuals and, arguably, with all people, even if they have not been in the work force, although some claims will be more convincing than others. Clients want skilled people who have done the things the client needs done before.

Being a consultant costs much less than purchasing an existing business, but you will need access to funds to cover perhaps six to nine months of income as you establish your business. • The market is strong for ancillary service providers, such as consultants and contractors, as larger businesses stay lean to focus on their core competencies. • Answer the questionnaire to ascertain your suitability for self-employment. Consulting-PAGES 28/6/07 2:22 PM Page 21 2 ARE YOU READY FOR THIS? You cannot change the direction of the wind.

You want balance, to do other things in your life, to get off the treadmill. Or, you want to raise your children—hands-on! At the least, you are having thoughts along these lines. RESTRUCTURED RECRUITS Employment conditions in your industry have changed radically. In short, if you wish to continue doing what you have done in your career, you need to become a self-employed contractor. This is a turning point in your career and it offers you the opportunity to build your own business, be it small or large.

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