" A good consultant should always leave the client skilled and able to deal with the problem should it arise again in the future"
good consultant is a real benefit to your company.
- They do bring experience usually ideas tried and proven in a wide range of
circumstances and company environments.
- They are cheaper than employing someone full time, you can get rid of them
and they don't require employment contracts or agreements.
- When engaging a consultant you must check credentials, experience, make sure
you like the person.
a clear start and finish to the contract. This is where dependency
starts and your "new staff member" signs on.
Read Murray's provocative paper on consultant dependency.