Business planning for project workers
As an independent professional you’ll find yourself juggling multiple projects and clients, all without the benefit of a manager to keep you on track. Matthew Franceschini on why business planning is essential for project workers.
Marketing and skills development for project workers
As a project worker you take responsibility and accountability for your own career by continuing to invest in your skill set and capabilities. Matthew Franceschini on using skills development for marketing purposes.
Contracting versus permanent: Career development as a project manager
While contractors get paid more and permanently employed project managers have better job security, which of the two has more control over their professional development? Andrew Wayland weighs up both sides.
Networking and visibility techniques for project contractors
Being a project contractor is like being a business. In addition to showcasing your point of difference it is important to network. Matthew Franceschini offers some formal and informal ways to build visibility.
Contracting versus permanent: Employment management as a project manager
Although contractors get paid more than permanently employed project managers, they don’t have the same job security. But how much freedom do they have to manage their employment? asks Andrew Wayland.
Contracting versus permanent: Job security as a project manager
Contractors usually earn 25%+ more than their permanent counterparts because they offer their clients the flexibility to end or extend their contract fairly easily. But does that mean their role is less secure? Andrew Wayland weighs up the risk and rewards.
Contracting versus permanent: Income as a project manager
For many people, the higher earning potential of contracting as a project manager is one of its biggest drawcards. Anecdotally, contractors can earn up to 50% more than their permanent counterparts. But what’s the real breakdown in earning potential? Andrew Wayland investigates.
Brand management for project contractors
More and more workers are adopting the life of a project contractor and this in turn means more competition for contract roles. How can project contractors take control, enhance their capability and define their marketability? Matthew Franceschini on personal branding.