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Becoming an Independent Contractor

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Becoming an Independent Contractor
In this age of “The Great Resignation,” many people want the freedom that comes with working for themselves, being their own boss, making their own hours and deciding which projects they want to do- essentially, take control of their lives.  
How do you get started as an Independent Contractor?  This course is designed for people currently employed considering making a change, as well as people who are not in the workforce such as recently laid off or stay at home parents and people considering retirement who would like to continue working via contract work.
This course will cover the pros and considerations of being an independent contractor. It will provide practical considerations such as what services to offer, how to line up projects, what to charge and provide a checklist of items to get started.

Trish Rivard has an MBA in Entrepreneurship, Marketing and Finance from the University of Chicago. She built Eliciting Insights, an Independent Contracting business, in 2015 which she still runs today
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"I recently attended a webinar entitled Becoming an Independent Contractor.  It was extremely helpful to me. I recently left full time corporate America and am weighing my options and the session validate some of my thoughts and gave me new ideas.  Nicely done."
- "Becoming an Independent Contractor" Participant

"Trish Rivard brings a wealth of information and personal experience on the journey to Contracting. Leveraging her 20+ years in healthcare market research and insights, she successfully launched her own Contracting offer in the market in 2018, which took off immediately. Along this journey, she learned the strategies, insights, and operational tactics that enabled her to continue this fast-track growth trajectory, and shares her first-hand experience and journey with others as presenter of Becoming an Independent Contractor Workshop. Her fun, charismatic personality and authentic transparency draws her participants in to create a powerful learning experience. Her commitment to sharing her wealth of experience and wisdom to help others on this path is genuine. I highly recommend her presentation!" - Marketing Consultant

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