As a contractor or consultant finding work is a top priority and for most, using a specialist recruitment agent is a must. As with any business relationship, you need to do your homework and research the market as well as the recruitment consultants that operate within. This can go a long way to reducing your admin, increasing the opportunities presented to you and ultimately maximising your earnings. Go in with your eyes open and play an active part in getting the best out of the deal. Hopefully you’ll apply the advice and tips we provide in this guide and have a long and fruitful relationship with a small roster of agents that suit your needs.