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Many IEEE-USA members have turned to consulting as a way to practice their profession. Many of these members have come together to form local Consultants Networks. IEEE-USA is working to support these members career exploration into the field of self-employed consulting through its Alliance of IEEE Consultants' Networks Coordinating Committee (AICNCC). AICNCC helps local IEEE Consultants' Networks coordinate their activities and provides services to individual consultants in areas lacking sufficient members to start a local network. AICNCC's objectives include fostering the growth of Consultants' Networks in the United States, encouraging consultants to join existing networks or form new ones, promoting the use of independent technical and engineering consultants by industry and business, and providing educational activities for self-employed members. To date over 40 groups of IEEE members have formed local IEEE Consultants’ Networks.

Consulting News

IEEE-USA Consultants Fee Survey Report: 2016
IEEE-USA has conducted surveys of the compensation of IEEE's U.S. members since 1972. Separate surveys focusing on the compensation of consultants were implemented in 1998. Except for the years 1999-2001, 2003, 2005 and 2008, IEEE-USA has published this report. With the exception of 2009, all surveys were stand-alone surveys. All findings in this report represent only those who were identified as self-employed consultants; defined as the 568 individuals who indicated that 50% or more of their consulting hours came from working independently, with partners, or incorporated. Purchase this eBook today!

AICN Newsletters
The AICN Newsletter is a new publication that provides timely news to consultants and would be consultants on how to start or improve your consulting practice. It contains stories written by IEEE members about the world of engineering consulting, highlighting trends in the engineering field and interviews with company executives about what they look for in a consultant.

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Archived Webinars: Consulting 101 & 102
Gary Blank, former chair Alliance of IEEE Consultants' Networks Coordinating Committee (AICNCC) in two webinars provided great basic information for consultants and would be consultants. In "Consulting 101" focused on those interested in becoming full-time independent consultants by providing information how he got started in consulting, things one should consider before becoming a consultant, and what you will need to become a full-time consultant. In Consulting "102" he provided more valuable information consultants can use to improve their practice. Consulting 102 addressed the most important challenge facing consultants "How To Find Clients." He presented several proven methods for finding clients for consulting services and also how clients can find consultants. >> Watch it today!

Consulting eBook - The Best of Today’s Engineer: On Consulting –Volume 2

This compilation of articles from Today’s Engineer addresses a wide variety of consulting topics, including: reasons for becoming a consultant; how to become a better networker; and how to incorporate the new social media into your practice. This E-Book provides a convenient reference, as you build and incorporate new ideas into your practice.

A follow-up to Volume 1 (also still available), both volumes are “must-have references” for engineering consultants. Volume 1 and Volume 2 provide a wealth of information – and put it all in these two concentrated sources – right at your fingertips! Price is $4.79 for members and $5.99 for nonmembers.

For more information on IEEE-USA's Consultant Services, the Alliance of IEEE Consultants' Networks Coordinating Committee, or how to start your own local IEEE Consultants' Network, contact:

Daryll Griffin
2001 L Street, NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036-5104
(Office) 202/530-8337
(Fax) 202/785-0835

Updated:2 March 2017
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