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Why using Skills At
Skills At Click is a win-win situation for clients & consultants, both benefiting from significant time and cost savings.
Right Match - The best candidate for all consulting needs in just a few clicks
Skills At Click, through its selection & evaluation
Fair and transparent prices - Skills At Click consultants are 3x cheaper than traditional consulting firms.
No overheads, low and transparent commissions, … The clients work with qualified consultants for a fraction of the price and the consultants earn more.
Efficient - Bringing talents together using the power of new technologies & lean processes allow us to react before the ink is dry and to reduce administrative burdens.
In addition, clients will get personalised support from
What types of industries and projects are
We have clients
of all industries & sizes.
Our consultants cover a wide range of functional topics:
Strategy: corporate & BU strategy development, market entry strategy, portfolio strategy, innovation, sustainability strategy, portfolio strategy, business modelling, ….
Organisation: organizational design, PMI, carve-out, company culture & values, leadership, change management, …
Project & Program management
Finance: controlling, performance measurement / KPIs, internal audits, debt advisory, restructuring, tax, investments / ALM, corporate finance / M&A, valuation, investors documents, due diligence,
fund raising, actuary, …
Operations: Assets optimisation, performance improvement, lean, procurement optimisation, operations digitalisation, product development, production optimisation, process optimisation, process management, supply chain management, …
Marketing & Sales: branding, digital marketing, go to market strategy, customer segmentation, pricing, e-commerce, customer life cycle management, sales & account management, sales effectiveness, marketing effectiveness / ROI, marketing & communication planning, Channel management, …
HR: HR management, comp & ben, talent management & employee development, social relations, corporate social responsibility, HR performance, …
Legal/Compliance & Communication: Legal, ethics & compliance, GDPR, regulatory strategy, internal communication, external communication, press & public relations
IT: strategy, architecture, organisation & governance, PMO, processes, project management, change management, …
Data management & analytics: Benchmarking and competitive analysis, statistical analysis, growth trends analysis, (big) data mining, data science, data engineering, data analyses, (chief) data manager/officer, Data Protection Officer, business intelligence, client data management & analysis,…
However, we do not cover IT programming & development, web development & design, copyrighting, translation and admin support.
What are the costs of using Skills At
Posting a project & using the platform is completely free.
Skills At Click’s commission for hiring a consultant is 14% of the daily rate (paid by the client and applied throughout the total project duration), with a minimum of 130€/day. This is much lower than traditional intermediary fees (typically between 30% and 50%).
Ad-hoc pricing will be charged for hiring an expert for expert calls
Can I hire more than one consultant for my
Yes. You can build your own team of independent consultants. You should ideally post 1 project per profile needed. To facilitate your request completion don’t hesitate to contact your Account Manager.
What should I expect after having posted my
Once a project is posted, a dedicated Account Manager will contact you and support you along the process.
Our platform finds and notifies consultants with relevant skills and ask them to confirm their availabilities & interest. The client will be notified by email each time a new candidate confirmed his interest and will have an overview of candidates in his personal space on the platform.
How long does the
recruitement process take?
Our advanced matches & lean processes ensure rapid identification of talent. You can expect to receive applications in 2 or 3 days.
Response time for the following steps varies by project and clients. Our supporting team is
Can I choose how the consultant will be paid (ex. fixed price & time and material,...
The client decides when posting the project if the consultant will be paid on a time and material basis (hourly, half-daily or daily) or on a fixed price basis.
Can I ask the consultant to sign a specific NDA or contract before starting a
Confidentiality is key for us. All our consultants agree to respect confidentiality when they join our platform. It is
happen if I am not satisfied with the consultant's work ?
Customer satisfaction is critical.
If for some reason you are not satisfied with your consultant, contact your Account Manager directly. He/she will try to find a solution.
How does the invoicing and payment process
At the end of each month, the consultant completes a timesheet. The client has then 10 days to validate it, after which it will tacitly but irremediably be considered as accepted. Invoices are then generated and send to you. Clients pay Skills At Click & Skills At Click pays the consultants.
What should I do if a consultant
ask me to circumvent the platform ?
If a consultant asks to engage directly outside the platform, please notify it directly to your Account Manager.
Engaging with a consultant through Skills At Click and circumventing afterwards the platform to work together on a project is strictly prohibited and violates our Terms of Service. Both clients and consultants shall have to compensate Skills At Click and may lose their access to the platform.
Can I hire a consultant for a
full time role ?
Yes. We will then charge 20% of the first year’s annual gross salary including all advantages (plus applicable VAT).