Consultants travel frequently, and a typical schedule is to fly out on Monday morning, fly home on Thursday night, and work from the home office on Friday. The exact schedule varies based on the consulting firm and the client. A benefit of the travel, is getting to see new places on the companys dime.
Do you travel a lot as a consultant?
In general, consulting involves working on team-oriented projects to resolve problems (management, financial, or other) for clients. He routinely travels all over the country to work with clients. Overall, its a travel- and hotel-heavy lifestyle.
Do healthcare consultants travel?
Yes, consultants travel all the time, and no, its not glamorous. Of course, most firms try to accommodate special circumstances, but travel is still a major part of the job description.
How much do consultants actually travel?
With about 75-percent of the firm traveling one day a week or less, there are still 25-percent of employees tasked with traveling between two and four days per week. As for hours, there is a wide range.
Do consultants get vacation time?
Because self-employed consultants dont receive vacation days in the traditional sense, any time off is unpaid.
Do consultants get paid holidays?
Contract employees or consultants do not receive paid holidays—and they dont expect them. But, a contract worker who is employed by the contracting company, not the employer whose job site they work in, may receive paid holidays from the contracting company.