Is it time to go off on your own? Aligning your career path with your goals; not your employers

Contract vs. permanent work

Everybody has moments when they’re unhappy with their job. But do you have the nagging feeling that something’s seriously wrong with the way that you work? Perhaps it’s time to loosen the bonds of your permanent job and enter the world of professional contracting. Continue reading “Is it time to go off on your own? Aligning your career path with your goals; not your employers”

4 common financial issues when you’re working as a contractor

A contractor’s life is often unexpected, which is both the most wonderful and most stressful part of the job. Contracting in the UK market can be exhilarating: discovering new skills, getting to undertake varied assignments and travelling to new, unexplored places are all definite perks. However, this sense of uncertainty is not something many people relish when it comes to their finances.  Continue reading “4 common financial issues when you’re working as a contractor”

Switching from full time to contractor – 5 ways to make the transition

So, you’ve decided to take the leap and become a contractor. Making a career change is very exciting but the process can be daunting. Moving away from the certainty of a permanent contract is a big step but the rewards of becoming an independent contractor are very real. Here’s our guide to transitioning out of permanent employment and into your new contracting career.   Continue reading “Switching from full time to contractor – 5 ways to make the transition”