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Have you thought about going into freelancing, interim management or contracting but you are nervous about making the jump? Unsure what impact COVID19 will have on the contracting market? If so then this webinar is ideal for you.

Paul Taylor (an experienced contractor) will walk you through the following four stages so by the end of the presentation you will have a good indication of whether contracting, freelancing and interim management is the right move for you:

1. Is it a good choice for you? - remember that contracting, interim management and freelancing is not ideal for everyone
2. What preparation is required before going contracting, freelancing and interim management? - remember perfect planning reduces the likelihood of poor performance
3. How to get your first assignment?
4. How to operate on a day-to-day basis?



Paul Taylor MBA MBCS Consultant


6.50 - 7.00 Webinar open to log in
7.00 - 7.30 - IT Freelancing or Contracting and COVID19
7.30 - 7.45 Q&A and Finish


Paul Taylor MBA MBCS is a consultant with nearly 30 years experience of implementing change across the financial services, oil/gas, charities and professional bodies. 

Chair and NED for a variety of industry and social enterprises (including a film production company offering opportunities to BAME community and a firm that promotes awareness of gambling problems primarily to young people).

Author and speaker on a variety of subjects (e.g. change management, freelancing, technology, etc) and has just recently published a book called "So you want to go contracting?". Mentor to various people on areas such as career planning, career changes, etc.

An Associate Lecturer for the Open University STEM School teaching Technology Management. Obtained an MBA from the Open University in 1999 and is currently studying for a PhD at Middlesex University.

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Webinar: IT Freelancing or Contracting and COVID-19 - BCS Northern Ireland Branch
Date and time
Tuesday 19 May, 7:00pm - 7:45pm

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