- You are likely to make more money as a contractor if you do well, even after you factor in biz dev time.
- You are likely to have more freedom about how and when you choose to do projects.
- You are more likely to be seen as prestigious, a contractor's image is more typical of one that speaker's at conferences are chosen from, as a for instance.
Could be Either:
- You will need to appreciate and enjoy Business Development / Networking. I mean this, as it will be a significant and likely most important part of the job.
- You will need some familiarity with finance and tax law (not a lot but the more the better).
This one is more well-known, but I will list some items anyway.
- You are likely to work less.
- Your payments will be more steady.
- You are likely going to be following someone else's lead nearly 100% of the time, to a small or large extent.