How to Hire and Manage Consulting Firms and Freelancers

Sometimes it makes sense to hire a full-time employee and sometimes it doesn’t – but how do you decide?

In this talk, Cory Lebson, author of The UX Careers Handbook and lifetime UX consultant discusses the decisions around hiring a consulting firm or freelance consultant for your UX needs.

Find out:

  • What kind of UX roles lend themselves to employees and which roles often make more sense for more limited engagements?
  • Should you hire a consulting firm or a freelancer?
  • How do you find someone and assess their skills?
  • What kinds of HR and legal constraints should you be concerned about?
  • How do you best manage people who aren’t your employees?
  • What do you need to know to successfully divvy up skills between your consultants and your employees?
  • How can your consultants help you to improve your employees’ knowledge?

And if you’re looking to join a consulting firm or be a freelancer, find out what your potential clients should be doing!

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Location: Date: March 1, 2018 Time: - photo of Cory Lebson Cory Lebson