Category Archives: BOK Resources

Resources for building a consulting practice

Google Workspace: Software Tools for Your Business

PATCA - Google Workspace Gabriella Laszlo

Recently Gabriella Laszlo explored common software tools you need as a consultant and how Google Workspace (Google’s cloud IT tools; formerly G Suite) can fit those needs. She shared best practices for Google Workspace with our group. Topics she covered: Software tools you need as a consultant Cost-effective and easy-to-use software tools from Google (communication […]

5 Top Things to Track in Google Analytics

Google Analytics

    Steven Graff takes us through a basic overview of getting the most out of Google Analytics and the top five things to track in Google Analytics beyond the vanity metrics of visitors, pageviews, and sessions. About the Speaker: Steven Graff – Director of Optimization Over the last three decades, Steven’s worn just about […]

Consulting Workshop Presentation

PATCA Consulting 101

By Joel Williams PATCA Senior Certified Professional Consultant Table of Contents includes: What a consultant does; Who are consultants; Is consulting for you?; Who hires consultants?; How much do consultants make?; How do consultants find assignments; Getting started; Business structures; Dealing with clients; PATCA added value; Contractor vs. Consultant; Access file here.

Panel: Practical Realities of Consulting

considering consulting

Looking for new opportunities? If you are considering consulting as a career learn about the practical realities of consulting. The recorded session below offers insights into what it takes to launch a consulting practice and persevere. This is intended for engineers and managers who are considering a change to consulting. The panel shares their personal […]

Understanding California AB 5

last updated 9/7/21 California Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) extends employee classification status to some consultants for workers compensation. Under AB5, companies must use a three-pronged test to prove workers are independent contractors, not employees. AB5 was designed to regulate companies that hire gig workers in large numbers, such as Uber, Lyft, and DoorDash. See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California_Assembly_Bill_5_(2019) Approximately […]

What Should I Post to LinkedIn?

What should I post to LinkedIn

I often hear the question, “What should I post to LinkedIn?” Here are ten ideas that consultants might share on LinkedIn. Although LinkedIn isn’t the largest of all social media networks, it’s highly trusted and therefore it’s a big opportunity for you to bolster your standing as an expert in your field. LinkedIn is a […]