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IT Consulting Rates: 5 Myths About Contract Negotiation

For whatever reason, the steps to negotiating a technical contract are shrouded in mystery. No one seems to know what to do. Or, if they think they do know, they often make mistakes that harm their relationship with their employer. This is why we’re addressing the 5 most common myths about technical contract negotiation. We[…]

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IT Consulting Rates: 3 Common Application Process Mistakes

“I didn’t get the job, and I don’t know why. Was I unqualified? No, that can’t be it. I met all of the requirements. Did my personality not fit the workplace? Maybe, but I’m charming. And I felt immediately at home, even joking around with some of the interviewers. Let’s put that one on the[…]

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5 Ways to Increase Your IT Consulting Rates

In the song, “Money,” Pink Floyd sang, “Get a good job, more pay, and you’re o.k.” While I wouldn’t normally cite Pink Floyd as a reliable source of wisdom, there’s certainly truth to these words. As the cost of living increases, getting a good job with more pay certainly makes life a little bit easier.[…]

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IT Consulting Rates: 2 Methods of Determining Your Market Value

We’ve all been there. It’s the night before the interview and you’re preparing your answers. You know that you’ve got to tackle the all important IT consulting rate question but you freeze. You’re a deer in the headlights thinking: “If I ask too much, maybe they won’t hire me. But I also don’t want to[…]

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IT Consulting Rates: Three Types, Three Personalities

Just like Goldilocks had a choice between porridge that was too hot, too cold and just right, you too have a choice between three different IT consulting rates: low, fair and high. Each individual has their own personal preference for the type of consulting rate they take on, one that relates back to their skill[…]