How do I land projects as an independent contractor or consultant?

Independent contractor editionDo you know the difference between an employment contract and independent contract opportunities? How do you find independent contract opportunities? What is the Canada Revenue Agency’s definition of an independent contractor? What are some of the advantages and disadvantages of being an independent versus an employee?

In today’s ASK Paul video, career coach and job search expert Paul Hill explains how to highlight your project experience and skills to win independent contracts + factors you should consider when determining if work as an independent contractor is right for you.

How do I land projects as an independent contractor or consultant?

Looking for more tips and exercises to successfully ‘sell your skills’ and determine if you meet the requirements of an independent contractor?


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