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Next Meeting: Wed, Apr 08 2015

Journey to Being a Consultant

Language: English
Event Type: Online
Online Meeting URL: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1593721578973613826
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Have you seriously considered becoming a consultant but are unsure of the path to get there? The risks and rewards of being your own boss are both quite high, and the differences in the journey are shocking. What do you need to know so you can ask the right questions to help you determine the right path? 

In this session, the most common paths to going independent – consulting for someone else, contracting, or starting your own consultancy – will be reviewed in depth. Each path has its own realities, misconceptions, and myths. The hard lessons learned from our own experiences going down each of these paths will be presented so you can better determine the right path for you. Topics such as finding work, travel, legal and contracts, finances, and getting help will be discussed.

David Klee is a Microsoft MVP and VMware vExpert with over seventeen years of IT experience. David spends his days handling performance and HA/DR architecture of mission-critical SQL Servers as the Founder of Heraflux Technologies. His areas of expertise are virtualization and performance, datacenter architecture, and risk mitigation through high availability and disaster recovery. When he is not geeking out on technologies, David is an aspiring amateur photographer. You can read his blog at davidklee.net, and reach him on Twitter at @kleegeek.







David speaks at a number of national and regional technology related events, including the SQL PASS Summit, VMware Partner Exchange, IT/Dev Connections, SQL Saturday events, SQL Cruise, SQL PASS virtual chapter webinars, and many SQL Server User Groups.

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UTC : Wed, Apr 08 2015 16:00 - 17:30
Event Time : Wed, Apr 08 2015 17:00 - 18:30 GMT Daylight Time
Your Local Time: Wed, Apr 08 2015 16:00 - 17:30

Where

http://prof-dev.sqlpass.org
Professional Development Virtual Chapter web site

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