I am happy to say that after three riugh years my business is getting back up to the volume where I need to look for outside help. I'm still a little leary about taking on employees again until I am sure it is going to be a steady thing, but am thinking I may be able to add a couple people on an as-needed contract basis. Perhaps some Cyburbians might be interested?
The work I do is primarily economic development planning, market analysis, and downtown revitalization. I currently have one of each type of project as well as a park plan I am working on. Some of the project elements I can easily farm out are things like GIS, graphic design, and data collection. It would be more interesting to see if there are some experienced folks who might want to get more involved in the deisgn, site visits, and writing of the report.
I am curious, also, to see if there are others who have taken this approach in building their practice. While I do commonly partner with others, we are not often successful in the bidding. I often hear from the client that they went with someone who could provide everything under one roof. Maybe this approach will let me get around that.
I am open to thoughts or advice, and if you are interested in moonlighting, let's talk.
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