How to Accelerate Your Consulting Business During Great Resignation
A lot has been happening in the world and the way we do business has changed forever. Uncertainty is evident everywhere and at the same time we have the Great Resignation aka the Big Quit happening all over the world. The need for freelance consulting and the opportunity to get your freelance consulting business up and running has never been this great.
What is The Great Resignation?
Something transcendental happened during the COVID pandemic. Not only did many businesses decide to offer their employees the opportunity to work remotely, but many individuals experienced an almost existential crisis. Moreover, they realised that life is short and it can’t be spent hating your 9 to 5.
People (mostly younger people between the ages of 30 and 45) started quitting in their droves. This was either because they couldn’t fathom going back to the office every day and enjoyed working remotely or simply because they found the courage to chase after their dreams. The Great Resignation is nothing more than normal people having much bigger aspirations and having the guts to go for them.
Key Business Findings during Great Resignation 2021
The COVID pandemic and the resulting Great Resignation has clearly redefined the business landscape. A recent study found that:
27.7% of employees are working fully remote now
67% of businesses have completely changed their management and business practices
53% of businesses are now open to rather employing freelancers than permanent employees
71% of HR departments are planning on increasing the number of freelance hires
How do I Take Advantage of the Great Resignation & Accelerate My Freelance Consulting Business?
Many realise that there is a golden opportunity to branch out on their own now. But not many actually know how to start and successfully run their freelance consulting career. Here are a few tips on how to fully take advantage of the Great Resignation 2021 and accelerate your freelance consulting business: