Tag: independent contractor

The Era of Promotions Will Return…Will You Be Ready?

The Era of Promotions Will Return…Will You Be Ready?

For the last several years, there has been a lot of discussion in the world of work regarding a reduction in internal promotions. Anything from the economy, to job reduction, to Baby Boomers delaying retirement, to talent shortages have been cited as reasons for the slowdown in career progression at most companies.

5 Steps to a Better #IT Consulting Business

5 Steps to a Better #IT Consulting Business

In the age of consulting that we seem to be in, you would think that education programs would abound for contract work as they do for other types of management/career improvement measures. Yet, you would be hard-pressed to find too many courses out there. For some reason, as professionals we seem to have no trouble lining up (and paying for) for the next leadership seminar or the next certification training, but somehow when the decision is made to strike out alone and begin our IT consulting, we charge ahead with little-to-no training as if starting our own business were something we do all the time.