New for 2018: Silent Auction Goes Online 

:: This year we're introducing a new feature to the silent auction: online bidding! The catalog has also moved online. Bidding will open two-weeks before the gala. And, if you're unable to attend the gala, you can still join us live that night for online bidding. Be a part of growing Women in Consulting for the next 20 years! We are seeking donations such as: Tickets to events and experiences (theater, museums, cooking lessons, excursions) Gift baskets, bottles of wine Gift … [Read more...]

7 Steps to Getting a Great Client Testimonial

:: You're doing great work. Adding huge value to your clients. Now is the time to get feedback and ask for that testimonial. Here's a step-by-step guide on how to ask for and craft a winning testimonial. Step 1: Invite for Coffee/Lunch Go for coffee or lunch. Do it in person (or video call) so you can ask follow up questions and read body language. Make it painless for them: don't send your clients a survey to fill out or ask them to answer questions via email. Include in your invitation that … [Read more...]

Ever Wonder How ProFinder & Upwork Could Help your Practice?

:: Recently, the South Bay members of Women in Consulting gathered over lunch to discuss how members can leverage Upwork and LinkedIn Profinder in their consulting practice. Co-host Angel Rampy moderated the panel and shared her own experience with LinkedIn Profinder: “It landed me a one-year coaching gig with a big social media organization. But I want to learn how to do more of that.” For those new to freelance work exchanges: LinkedIn Profinder allows companies and individuals to post … [Read more...]

California Supreme Court Ruling Impacts Independent Consulting and Subcontracting – Keep It Legal!

:: Two months ago, the California Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision in the case Dynamex Operations West Inc. v. Superior Court that is likely to result in it being harder to qualify as an independent contractor, as well as more difficult to legally hire subcontractors to help you with your work. More than ever, it’s critical that self-employed consultants and their subcontractors take steps to maximum their chances to pass what is likely to become a stricter vendor compliance process. … [Read more...]

Judy Dang on Work Overload

Do you suffer from being overwhelmed? Too much to do that you don't know where to start? Designer and productivity consultant Judy Dang offers a way to get unstuck. She's the guest speaker at the next Women in Consulting South Bay Lunch and Learn on Monday, July 9th, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jctWmQwh56Y&feature=youtu.be To find out more about bringing this workshop to your office, get in touch: AvidAtWork.com. … [Read more...]

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