Contract opportunities are flexible and provide more options to align with your goals. In this job market, you have non-traditional options that can expand your career potential. The negative connotations of consultant and contract jobs are misleading.
Here’s a benefit breakdown of accepting a contract job:
- PREVENT BAD DECISIONS – If you have been unemployed for months, you may feel desperate to take a full-time job that doesn’t align with your aspirations or cultural needs. You can be more flexible with accepting a temporary position so you have more time to find that perfect fit. For those who are simply out of work, this flexible option can get you out of the house and instill a new sense of hope for returning to work. Keep money coming and your resume strong.
- MINDSET – For those people who are unsure about their next step, contract work can shed some light on what may be next. Keep an open mind while you share your skill set and pick up new skills or systems exposure. You may fall in LOVE with contract work and its dynamic offerings.
- WORKING INTERVIEWS – You can actually work inside an organization before you determine if you want to align with them full time. As a contract employee you are under no obligation to accept a position and yet you may find your dream job that you wouldn’t have considered before. Check out this blog that talks more about how a contract position could land you a long-term career.
- BENEFITS – Did you know that we offer our contract workers the same benefits as our in-house employees? Check out this blog to learn more.
Be the CEO of your career and diversify. Give yourself more options and decide what is right for you.
Chris Carlson, Managing Director
Chris is an experienced executive in the staffing industry. She has developed operational analyses, implemented programs /compensation plans, and has assisted hundreds of firms streamline processes and upgrade the competencies of their workforce. Finding innovative ways to generate new business, isolate top talent, and build teams is her passion. She has designed and executed many successful strategic marketing /recruiting plans and promotions. Chris began her career at Aureus Group, a full-service professional recruiting firm, in 1994 and currently serves as the Managing Director of Aureus Group specializing in the Finance and Accounting, Information Systems, and Executive Leadership roles in all industries including; Healthcare Administration, Banking, Finance, Insurance, Commercial Services, and Manufacturing. In addition, Chris is a Certified Professional Consultant, and has an Executive Masters of Business Administration degree from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.