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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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What ‘not’ to do as an IT contractor

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A Guide to Becoming a HTML Contractor

We discuss what it takes to be a successful HTML Contractor, as well as the benefits of choosing to be a contractor in the IT industry.

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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

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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…

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Accountants for Project Managers and Project Management Consultants

The Wikipedia definition of Project Management is the discipline of planning, organising and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific project goals and objectives. Nice definition. However,…

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Finding a Contract

The following pages in our dedicated Project Management section will provide you with all the information you need to know about contracting as a Project Manager Why Become a Project…

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Working as a Project Management Contractor

Thinking about working as a project management contractor? We've outlined some of the benefits and how to find a role.