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Finding career advice isn’t always easy when you’re a contractor. There’s plenty of help available for permanent employees looking to find a job, to develop their skills and discover how to progress, but it’s not as easy to find for the self-employed.

When you work for yourself, you’re in charge of your career, so it’s up to you to make the decisions. You’re free to find your own niche and develop the skills you want. But do you know just how to go about this?

We created our industry specific advice to help the self-employed with their careers. If you’re wondering how to find your niche, where to source contracts or what earnings you can expect to take home, we’ve got you covered. Using our years of helping contractors from different industries, we are well placed to provide all of the support you need.

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Media and creative freelancers and contractors

Are you self motivated, creative and talented? You’ve probably considered freelance or contract work, but aren’t too sure how to go about it. Well, this guide will provide a few…

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What ‘not’ to do as an IT contractor

Before you’re on-site Don’t tell a recruiter you have not been presented to a role when you have already! If your CV arrives into a client from more than one…

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Accountants for Health and Safety Consultants

With ever changing health and safety regulations and best practice advice, health and safety consultants already have enough to think about without the worry of managing their tax affairs. Despite…

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Finding work in the Financial Services and Banking Sectors as a Contractor

You might also find the following pages useful: Typical rates of pay in the Finance and Banking Sectors Contracting in the the Financial Services and Banking Sectors Guide to Contracting…

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Guide to Contracting in the the Financial Services and Banking Sectors

You might also find the following pages useful: Typical rates of pay in the Finance and Banking Sectors Contracting in the the Financial Services and Banking Sectors Finding work in…

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A Guide to Becoming a HTML Contractor

Contracting in the technology sector is an extremely lucrative career choice, as the industry is constantly evolving and businesses are increasingly relying on contractors to cover spikes in demand –…

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Finding Security Clearance Contracts and Jobs

Let’s be honest, Security Cleared jobs aren’t necessarily roles contractors instinctively think about when considering contracting positions. It is also a sector some people feel apprehensive about pursuing due to…

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Security cleared jobs

Of course finding a job within security clearance is easier if you are already Security Cleared and have time remaining on your security clearance ticket; however this doesn’t mean that…

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IT Consultants

The following pages will give you more detailed information on the type of areas you can work within IT, the rates of pay available and how to find that all…

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Specialist Sectors

Being a contractor comes with many benefits, obviously the main one being higher rates of daily pay compared with being a full time employee. However, this is only fair bearing…