What is consulting work?

Consulting work is frequently confused with contracted work, but there is a definitive difference between the two. Whereas contracted workers are typically hired to perform a single job then move on as soon as the project is complete, consultants have closer and frequently longer lasting relationships with the companies they service.

A consultant is someone who offers their advice and expertise on an on-call, ongoing basis. Many companies hire former employees who have retired as part time consultants, in an effort to continue to benefit from that individual’s expert knowledge.

Are you interested in becoming a consultant? See who’s hiring by searching online job posting websites.

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