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Consultants are hired to share their knowledge and expertise in order to help an organisation achieve goals, solve problems and refine processes. As an objective outsider, not beholden to any particular co-workers, corporate culture or office politics; a Consultant offers a fresh perspective and can act as a catalyst for change and reform.
Used in almost every industry, Consultants are usually experts or experienced professionals in a particular field, such as business management, retail sales, film production or information technology. They provide recommendations, give advice and solve problems.
Improving or updating a specific system or area of a client’s company is the most common task for which a Consultant is brought in. They may be asked to teach employees new software, analyse and advise on management structure or implement and hone better production procedures. Businesses also often hire a Consultant to supplement staff, helping to bridge a gap caused by shortages of skills or expertise.