Consulting is a great career choice if you love: Traveling Networking opportunities Exposure to a variety of industries and businesses Good money There are a lot of different options when it comes to consulting though. That’s why I want to show you all those options as well as give you a good framework for becoming one. How to get into consulting — with advice from a real consultant To help out with this article, I talked with my friend Pamela Slim, an award-winning author and writer for Escape from Cubicle Nation. The website is a business and career development blog that she’s been running since 2005. She’s also worked as a consultant for more than a decade — so she knows her stuff. Throughout the article, she’ll be weaving in and out to give her perspective on certain aspects of consulting. Each of her sections will start with “From Pamela” to avoid confusion. Let’s get started. Step 1: Choose your adventure From Pamela: Before jumping in with both feet, it is important to understand what you are getting into, and how to avoid stupid mistakes. For context, there are a number of different types of consulting businesses, with some advantages [...]
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