Our partnership with HotGigs has gone really well and quite a few of you have signed up looking for contract work. And a few have even gotten some work and are pulling in some extra, or maybe fulltime money.
Do you know what your time is worth as a DBA, developer or system administrator? Hopefully it's what you are being paid to do what you enjoy doing? If not, then maybe you should look and see what your skills can bring on the open market as a consultant. HotGigs can help you figure out what your skills are worth.
Many of us have taken small contract work positions in the past at nights, on weekends, or even on vacation to make a little extra money for bills or even to improve the quailty of life.
Finding those jobs is hard, but we have a solution here at SQLServerCentral.com and our partnership with HotGigs.com, the premier contract and independent talent workplace, allowing employers and contractors to find each other easily. Unlike other job boards which focus on full time employment, HotGigs specializes in temporary, contract labor, the kind that makes you extra money, fills in the spaces between your other clients, or helps you launch a business.
And if you need help on a particular project, you can find someone in your area, at your rate, to help you out!
How It Works
Consultants post resumes and profiles, employers post jobs. It's pretty simple and you can search for opportunities as well as have agents searching for you and emailing results. There's no cost to get setup, just a few minutes of your time to register.
If you find a match, either as a consultant or an employer, then you can choose to get in touch with the other party. There is a charge for this, but it's a flat rate, either a single fee for a response, or a subscription over time that gets you unlimited contacts.
However unlike many firms that use contract labor, there's no percentage of your billing that's charged. It's a flat fee, and reasonable enough that your first hour of work will cover it. Most consulting firms pay you $x per hour and bill $y per hour where Y is greater than x, often double! Half the money you're earning every hour goes to someone else!!
So give it a try. "HotGigs" is listed in the resource menus or click to check it out for free. Who knows, you might find your dream job right here.