Category Archives: Independent Consultants Tips & Trends

Recruiting: The Fundamental Fallacy

The Fundamental Fallacy of Modern Recruiting

Think the hiring process is tedious and a waste of time? You are not alone. Lately, there has been growing concern among policymakers and journalists about the increasing time gap between the posting of a job listing and the actual hiring of a worker . The most popular explanation for this trend among economists is […]

LinkedIn: 5 Big Mistakes People Make On Their Profiles

5 Big Mistakes People Make On Their LinkedIn Profiles

  “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” ― Thomas A. Edison True, that may be inspiring, but it’s terrible advice when it comes to crafting a LinkedIn profile aiming for optimum impact. First of all, you are not Thomas Edison. Second of all, LinkedIn is not the place for […]

Online Marketing For Professional Services May-14 at PATCA

  Sean K. Murphy:  I will be giving a evening workshop May 14 at PATCA on marketing professional services online. This is an interactive session for professional consultants. Prospects gain an appreciation for your expertise and ability to understand and to solve their problems through what you write, what you say, and what […] Click […]

Where to sit in a meeting

Where to sit in a meeting

Managing Director and Owner at Crescendo Partners and Chief Revenue Office at Crown Resorts You might not find this in a business book. Or discussed at a lecture. Nor at work. Yet, when entering a boardroom for an important meeting, the question of where to sit is not necessarily […] Click to view full article

Top resources for entrepreneurs, from TNW Deals

Top resources for entrepreneurs, from TNW Deals

Has anybody used this?  Share your reviews here. Planning to launch your own business? The road ahead can be hard and treacherous — and every ounce of wisdom about what to expect can help keep you on the right track. At TNW Deals, we’ve got a bunch of great offers on must-have tutorials for essential […]

How to Start a Consulting Business

How to Start a Consulting Business

Editor’s note: This article was excerpted from our Consulting Business start-up guide , available from the Entrepreneur Bookstore. The dictionary defines a consultant as “an expert in a particular field who works as an advisor either to a company or to another individual.” Sounds pretty vague, doesn’t it? But […] Click to view full article