Four interview techniques to land your next freelance contract
by BI Accountants
As a freelancer or contractor, you will probably be attending more interviews than those who have permanent jobs which means you will need to hone your interview techniques to land a contract.
Having good interview skills will be crucial to your success as a freelancer and while you may be one of the most experienced and professional workers in your field, poor interview skills could harm your chances of securing lucrative contracts.
However, there are two important elements for every successful freelance interview and they are: enthusiasm and preparation!
1. Be prepared
As a contractor, you need to be prepared so you'll need to...
An In Depth Look at the Role of the Business Analyst
We all know that business analysts are problem solvers; highly skilled individuals who identify a problem, address the problem, and ensure ongoing business continuity. But how exactly do they do it? The job of the business analyst is a tricky one, as this is a role that spans all areas of the workplace, and all departments. Therefore, business analysts need to bridge the gap between what’s actually happening from a production side, and what needs to happen from a corporate side. So… what’s their secret?
Traceability in Problem Solving
It all comes down to the concept of connectedness. When a problem arises in business, it’s very simple to focus...
How to find the highest paying freelance contracts
by BI Accountancy
It's one thing becoming a freelancer or a contractor but you need to make the move financially rewarding so you should seek out the highest paying freelance contracts. This is easier said than done since competition in your industry may be stiff but by adopting a targeted approach then you should be able to source - and win! - these jobs. When freelancing, some employers may fill their contract roles within several days and they may simply do so after one telephone interview. This means that your CV will need to be tailored to the exact skills and requirements of the freelance contract that is being advertised. It may be that you will need several versions...