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The trend in workforce balance between full-time and interim specialist employees is continually changing. Reliable forecasts to 2030 and beyond predict a flexible workforce is a cornerstone strategy in future employment.  For many people, the idea of becoming a contractor is new and can be a daunting task due to the unknown or perception of complexity.

The reality is the life of a professional contractor promises much; working for yourself, independence, work/life balance and leveraging your skills to benefit your professional and personal goals.

A Professional Contractor requires the peace of mind of having safe, convenient employment structures to optimise the contractor advantage. Engaging with Options Consulting Group will connect you to a reliable supply of opportunities and provide:

  • Income Security
  • Engagement options – PAYG, ABN
  • Risk Management/Insurance Cover
  • Simple electronic management system
  • Routine Employment Advice
  • Regular communication and support from the OCG Interim Solutions Team

We will assist you by providing compliant, managed structures allowing you to focus on delivery. We take care of the administration, payment distribution and guarantee a fully compliant personal service.

 

Contracting Scenarios

Scenario 1
You are engaged for a fixed period of time to deliver a required outcome or piece of work. The length of engagement is established at the outset. The contract specifies an end date or on completion of a specific task. An alternative to permanent work, contracting often allows individuals the chance for career advancement that suits personal circumstances.

Scenario 2
A rapidly emerging employment trend is for companies to initially engage a contractor to fill an on-going role until they decide to make a permanent appointment. On occasion, these arrangements may lead to contract extensions or an offer of permanent employment.

 

Being a Professional Contractor has appeal:

  • Independence – be you own boss!
  • Presents variety and flexibility along with new challenges.
  • Build your network and connections.
  • Apply your knowledge and skills as a Mentor.
  • Demonstrate your suitability for a permanent position.
  • Open learning opportunities.

 

Given the current job market and salary options available, if your skills are in high demand and you would like to maximize your income at your current level of experience, Professional contracting is an excellent career step.

 

For more information:
Working as a contractor
Become an independent contractor

Call Options Consulting Group today on (03) 9693 9300 to speak to one of our consultants. Alternatively, email us here.