The benefits of being an independent contractor are manifold. But what do you do about the difficult bits, like finding clients, continuing to develop your skills and finding a unique brand? Take a look at how our members are facing those challenges.
Natasha Chetty: “Fortune Favours Those Who Take a Chance”
After many years in the business, Natasha finds herself having to look further afield in order to reignite her passion for work.
Some facts about Natasha
Current position: Principal at Bellwether Strategies where I work with lawyers, accountants and related organizations on strategic planning, reputation management and business development projects.
IABC member since: 2011
Biggest challenge of being an independent: I miss having paid vacation days!
Todd Hauptman: “The Big Pitch”
Young and newly self-employed, Todd finds an unexpected source of support on the menu when he attends an IABC dinner.
Some facts about Todd
Current Position: Independent PR consultant and political commentator
IABC member since: 2016
Biggest challenge of being an independent: Gaining and retaining clients.
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