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July 1, 2016
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BUSINESS CONSULTING: IS IT FOR ME?

Recently, we had Brian Chivers into the studio, Brian works for BusinessPort – a leading Sharepoint and business consultancy compa based in London. We spoke about the opportunities that becoming a business consultant offers to people today. Heres what he had to say.

 If you are an expert in a particular field, chances are that you have probably thought of venturing into the area of business consulting. And, unless you have been in a coma for the past 10 years, you should be well aware of the developments – especially in the technology that has made the field of consulting such an attractive proposition for many companies and individuals. In addition to these stunning advances, the market is also opening up for specialist consultants and those who venture into this profession at this stage could well  reap the rewards of very substantial packages in the industry.

You may be asking though, what exactly is involved if you do decide to start business consulting? Well, a consultant’s job is nothing new and involves simply advising businesses on growth strategy, process improvement , financial and cash flow issues , stock management, customer relations and a myriad of other aspects that might be giving them problems. Its that simple. There is no magic formula or some well kept secret that consultants must keep safely hidden in order to be successful. In this day and age, almost anyone can become a consultant as long as you have a good experience of the industry your