Should I become a consultant? Please help me decide! Please let me know where I can find more information. I am really clueless about legal aspects of consulting. [more inside]
How do I claim taxes working as a salaried IT consultant? I have a client in another state that I travel to on a weekly basis. [more inside]
Can I include past consulting clients on a resume, even if I haven't actually been employed by them? [more inside]
I hear that sometimes businesses and other institutions hire "ethics consultants". Does anyone know anything about getting into ethics consulting or the actual day-to-day activities in ethics consulting? If not, has anyone seen an ethics consultant in action at a company? [more inside]
I am giving serious consideration to setting up as an IT consultant. I'm well proficient in Windows and Mac, Office suites; applications and web technology. In addition, I enjoy talking and fixing computers. I've done some such already, but on a small scale and for people I already knew. My question is: what kind of things should an IT consultant be able to do, what are common requests, what should I charge and how (per job/per hour?). Are there any potential pitfalls? Is it a good idea? Thanks a bunch.