Tag: Contracting

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Are you anonymous at work? (ChrisBrogan.com)

Over at ChrisBrogan.com guest poster GL Hoffman shares 10 terrific tips on how to stand out (the good way) at your workplace.  Being visible and known for being a good worker might be important for you in the current economic climate as the axe swings on jobs across the industry. Read Are you Anonymous at […]

March 16, 2009

How to find work as an IT contractor

Finding your first contract can be a daunting task.  Unless you are well qualified or have an excellent network of contacts that can tell you about available work you are probably going to have to deal with recruiters. Recruiters, are they all scumbags? Contrary to popular belief most recruiters are not scumbags.  This perception is […]

October 30, 2008

Getting set up to become an IT contractor

First let me say that I am not an accountant, nor am I giving anyone advice here to go in a particular direction setting themselves up for contracting.  In fact, the best advice I can give you is to speak to your own accountant to discuss how best to set yourself up for contracting.  I […]

October 28, 2008

So you want to be an IT contractor? Read on…

At some stage during the career of most IT pros the opportunity comes along to spend some time as a contractor.  The lure of high rates, fixed hours, frequent new challenges, and the idea of “working for yourself” are what draws most people towards contracting.  Each of those carries with it some truths and some […]

October 27, 2008