Preparing Your Consulting Portfolio

No matter where you look expectations for consulting/contract work across the United States and globally are high. Some predictions are as high as 40% of the U.S. workforce will be contractors by 2020. In the past, I have discussed some important issues to keep in mind when transitioning to a consulting role (“Five Steps to a Better IT Consulting Business” and “Hey, Consultants Are Entrepreneurs Too”)….the biggest one being that as soon as you go from employee to contractor, you are now an entrepreneur. And even if your old employer is your one and only client, you need to begin to think like a business oContractingwner.