How to stay healthy while contracting

How to stay healthy while contracting

How often do you feel like there aren’t enough hours in the day? The life of a contractor is often pretty hectic, with meetings here, commuting there and long days in the office. Sometimes it’s far too easy to get consumed by the work that we’re so passionate about,...
The pros (and cons) of being a self-employed contractor

The pros (and cons) of being a self-employed contractor

Chances are, if you’re reading this, you either already are or you’re seriously considering taking the leap and becoming a contractor. Even if you’ve been a contractor for years, there’s no denying that sometimes you need reminding why you chose to take that path in...
6 great ways to stay motivated in your contracting role

6 great ways to stay motivated in your contracting role

As a contractor, life can throw all sorts of changes at you and you might sometimes feel like you’re always starting over. In a career that means you’re constantly having to adapt to new roles and surroundings, it can, at times, feel hard to stay motivated. This is...
The halo effect: The key to being a successful contractor

The halo effect: The key to being a successful contractor

If you’ve never heard of the halo effect, chances are you’ve still experienced it, even if you didn’t realise that’s what it was. Whether you’re an employer treating someone like the golden child, you’re the disgruntled other employee wishing that was you, or you’re...
What to expect when you start a new contract

What to expect when you start a new contract

Starting any new office job can be pretty daunting; meeting new people, getting familiar with a new environment and learning a new role. We’ll be the first to admit that we think contracting is an excellent career path, but with contracting comes that daunting feeling...