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What is Interim Consulting Really Like? Common Questions and Misconceptions

Have you ever wondered what interim consulting, or contract work, is really like compared to direct hire roles? Interim consulting can potentially be a tremendous opportunity for your career and/or hiring an interim consultant can be a great way to grow your business.

There are common misconceptions about interim consulting roles that Angie Howard, Managing Director of Recruiting for HR Interim Solutions, breaks down in this short video below. Some of the most frequently asked questions include:

1. How does pay work?

As a consultant, you get to determine your rates right off the bat, which allows you to remain competitive, grow as you continue to take on new projects and clients, and adjust based on benefits you may or may not receive.

2. Do consultants get access to benefits?

Though it depends on where you consult, if you accept a role through Versique Search & Consulting, you get access to many benefits including: Medical, Dental, and 401k match.

3. Do you need to be at a senior level in order to consult?

There are opportunities for consultants at all levels. In fact, Versique is looking for mid-level talent as well as higher level talent right now!

Connect with our team with other questions you may have about whether consulting is right for you or your business, and check out our open interim consulting roles.

Versique stays on top of hiring trends to make sure both candidates and clients are prepared. If you’re an employer, contact us to find people for your business. If you’re an employee searching for your next opportunity, make sure you’re utilizing the best resources to find the best fit. Get in touch with us today.