4 Ways Joining a Hiring Community Will Give you an Advantage in 2019
If you’ve branched out into consulting and you’re struggling to find the right Clients, don’t be discouraged: It happens. A LOT. That’s why it can very advantageous to work with professionals who have been in your shoes and found their match utilizing the collective power of a network. When looking to deliver a project, Clients and Consultants strive to develop the best outcome for both parties.
Here are four reasons to consider joining our Community.
Bench puts the spotlight on your specialty by offering a unique, online market place for Consultants, where we seek to make matching Clients and Consultants as efficiently as possible. A big part of what allows us to do this is focusing on the overall experience between Client and Consultant. We aim to create long-term engagement for both parties, where each one can learn and grow, offer their strengths and expertise, and have the chance for personal and professional development. Too often, a Client and Consultant relationship ends prematurely due to a bad experience from either or both parties, but an effective match eliminates this hurdle, working through any potential relationship barriers ahead of connecting the two together.
This makes for an enjoyable experience coming from and having a marketplace that underscores strengths. As a Consultant, you have honed your skills, developed your niche, and focused on crafting a business that is completely catered around the areas that YOU are best at. There are people out there who need your skills and your subject matter expertise - but sometimes it can be hard to find them. Taking your strengths into consideration to find and match the best Client is not limited to hard skills, soft skills also must be taken into account. Emphasize your assets, allowing the Client to see what is in it for them. Highly sought-after skill coupled with a cultural fit will truly allow for sustained success.
There are clear advantages to working with a group of Peers – work together to make this the best thing you do for long-term success. Click here to join us and find out more!