Going Feral: Are Independents Too Wild To Hire?

by Erica Seidel, Founder of The Connective Good “Once you’ve been an entrepreneur, you’re pretty much unemployable.”–Dharmesh Shah, Co-Founder and CTO, HubSpot, speaking at the recent MarTech conference “If you’ve been on your own for too long, people think you’ve gone feral!”–A friend of mine who is looking to transition from successful independent consulting in digital marketing/CRM to an in-house role Unemployable and feral? Or perhaps entrepreneurial, self-knowing, and motivated? I’ve noticed something: When hiring managers are presented with an independent consultant as a candidate for a full-time role, they often squirm. Perhaps you feel squirmy too:

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