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    IT Consulting - how to get a higher cut of bill rate?

    Does anyone know of a company that pays consultants consistently during a project instead of waiting to collect from their clients first? So you don’t have to wait a couple months to finally get a paycheck…and it’d be nice if they actually paid well too – not like 20% of what they’re getting paid!

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    Yeah I worked as a consultant for years (not web development), got regular paydays. I think the trick is to work for brokers who have contracts where the clients pay them regularly, not at the end of a project.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fumigator View Post
    Yeah I worked as a consultant for years (not web development), got regular paydays. I think the trick is to work for brokers who have contracts where the clients pay them regularly, not at the end of a project.
    Did they offer a reasonable % of the bill rate? 20-30% seems way too low.. What about w2 perks like insurance and 401k? That would be great!

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    The more perks, the smaller your cut will be. I once had a broker (from heaven) who took only 17% (13 years ago). He's still in business and we're still friends, but I think he's closer to 30-40% now. Don't ever work with any broker who takes more than 50%!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fumigator View Post
    The more perks, the smaller your cut will be. I once had a broker (from heaven) who took only 17% (13 years ago). He's still in business and we're still friends, but I think he's closer to 30-40% now. Don't ever work with any broker who takes more than 50%!
    Any recommendations?

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    As this doesn't have to do with programming PHP, I've moved your thread to Career, Job, and Business Advice.

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    After some research I've found some companies – Comsys and IQ Tech Pros for example – that look like they pay closer to the rates that I’m looking for. Has anyone worked with either of them?


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