What Makes a Client or Company Attractive to a Consultant?

Posted on March 22, 2019 by

If you work in IT or in some type of role that deals with technology, you are probably well aware of the need for talented employees that can help achieve organizational goals through the use of tech. And if you don’t work in that area, but stay current with the news, you are probably also aware of this need. The talent shortage is not something we face only in Wisconsin or the Midwest, but it is something that is apparent […]

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Phone Interview Tips

Posted on February 6, 2019 by

A common practice in the field of IT consulting is the phone interview. For many consultants, this may be old hat. But it’s never a bad idea to get some fresh perspective on things you could be doing to make the experience a better one. While it is important to prepare for the interview like you would a regular interview (i.e. researching the company, preparing for potential questions, developing your questions for the interviewer, etc.) here are some of Beacon’s […]

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Consulting Options: Salaried, W2 Hourly, 1099/C2C, or Direct Placement

Posted on January 28, 2019 by

The world of consulting offers professionals in our field many choices for structuring their employment. With most consulting organizations, you will have options such as salaried, W2 hourly, 1099 or C2C, or direct placement. There are a number of factors you will want to consider when choosing which way to go and what’s important to you, may not be as important to a colleague. So, it’s best to weigh all your options. I talked with a number of consultants at […]

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