Our Super Simple Guide Once you’re logged into your account, click on the ‘ratings tab’ on the left-hand side toolbar. Now, click the larger green button that says ‘request rating from clients and peers to build reputation now. The skills you have listed in your profile will appear at the top of the… Continue reading A Step-By-Step Guide to the iContract Rating System →
In a world of 7.7 billion people, it can be hard standing out. This is especially true when it comes to landing your dream contract. A CV can be a great tool to highlight your skills or name-drop the impressive University you attended, but in today’s competitive society is this really going to land you… Continue reading iContract’s Rating System →
IR35 is tax legislation, established to reduce tax avoidance in workers who perform their duties under an intermediary such as a limited company, yet their relationship with their client is that of an employee. The IR35 reform was implemented in the public sector in April 2017 and is set to roll out in the private… Continue reading IR35 – Will I Be Affected? →
So, you’re thinking about becoming a contractor, but you’re unsure of how a contracting position differs from being an actual employee. You’ve probably heard that you’ll see a significant increase in your earnings and you’ll have more control over your weekly schedule. This is true! But what about your responsibilities and liabilities? How will these… Continue reading Contractor vs Employee →
More people than ever are choosing to become contractors rather than full-time employees. The reason? Well, there’s more than one! There’s a vast range of benefits that come with contracting. One of the most reported benefits is a desire to have more control over how we live our lives. People are tired of the traditional,… Continue reading Why Are More People Choosing Contract Jobs Over Full-Time Positions? →
After graduating, traditional practice is to go in search of a full-time, permanent role with a company that offers career progression and security. But nowadays, many graduates are opting for a different route.
With the recruitment world becoming increasingly competitive, companies will soon need to embrace new solutions to keep them ahead of the curve. New roles are created frequently, but candidates are becoming tougher to find, and with time extremely precious for recruiters – recruiters need solutions that can cut their time down (reduce CV trawling and… Continue reading Future Hiring Battles →
What does the future of work look like? We can only guess. The employment landscape has changed dramatically over the last few decades. Gone is the generation of a ‘job for life’ and the 9-5 desk job. By 2050 will all our jobs be completed by robots instead?
Work can be done anywhere. Both the accessibility and connectivity of technology has made this possible and thanks to these new possibilities, your place of work can have a profound impact on your desire to work with a company, and level of pride and honour for working with them. Where one would work did not… Continue reading The importance of an agile work place →
We’re now halfway through September and the job market is back in full swing, and we’re seeing evidence of this on the iContract platform where a host of new contract roles have been posted by employers looking to connect with new talent! Here’s a selection of some of the best roles this week on iContract.