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For companies that want to save money and stay lean, contract workers can be a boon. If your company’s just starting out, or you need specific knowledge to solve a problem, hiring a contract worker can be a great way to make sure you get just what you pay for, without excess overhead.

What — you have some doubts? Let us guess:

“But will they do as good of a job?” “How hard will they work, if they’re not officially part of...

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6 Strategies To Make You The Best Mentor

You’re overseeing three huge projects. You’ve got five calls today, then two meetings. Your boss wants that budget by the end of the week, and it’s in bad shape (shh!). Your kid gets out of school early, you haven’t planned dinner, and, oh yeah, you’re still trying to fit in some kind of exercise. So … you’re telling me that I’m also supposed to fit in some kind of mentoring?!

Um … yeah?

We know you’re busy. But if you think...

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Everything You Need To Know About Billing Rates (and then some)

Billing rates.

The two words that can make anyone squeamish. Visions of blurry numbers and snippets of old advice merge together into a traumatic reel.

When it comes to calculating billing rates, hourly rates have conventionally been determined to be 3x or 4x wages. Now that's quite a wide span, which makes it difficult to predict profitability accurately.

There are plenty of other issues with the lax way managers try to make...

How to Write a Grant (And Win!)

Over $50 billion in grants are awarded every year. These amounts can range anywhere from a couple hundred dollars to a million dollars plus.

With cash like that on the table, it’s fair to say that competition is fierce. Many organizations vie for the chance to win such grants, and it’s usually a good tactic to go after several at a time as they can be difficult to obtain.

Many go down the same path by the time it comes to...

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