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A consultant (from consultare "to deliberate") is a professional who provides expert advice in a particular area such as security (electronic or physical), management, education, accountancy, law, human resources, marketing (and public relations), finance, engineering, science or any of many other specialized fields. [1]

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Absenteeism is a habitual pattern of absence from a duty or obligation without good reason.

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Accounting or accountancy is the measurement, processing, and communication of financial information about economic entities such as businesses and corporations.

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An adviser or advisor is normally a person with more and deeper knowledge in a specific area and usually also includes persons with cross-functional and multidisciplinary expertise.

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Biotechnology consulting

Biotechnology consulting (or biotech consulting) refers to the practice of assisting organizations involved in research and commercialization of biotechnology in improving their methods and efficiency of production, and approaches to R&D.

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Business transformation

In management, business transformation involves making fundamental changes in how business is conducted in order to help cope with shifts in market environment.

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Certified management consultant

"Certified Management Consultant" (CMC) is an international professional certification for management consulting professionals, awarded by institutes in 50 countries (as of February 2014).

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Chartered accountant

Chartered Accountants were the first accountants to form a professional accounting body, initially established in Scotland in 1854.

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Chemical engineer

In the field of engineering, a chemical engineer is a professional, who is equipped with the knowledge of chemical engineering, works principally in the chemical industry to convert basic raw materials into a variety of products, and deals with the design and operation of plants and equipment.

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Civil engineer

A civil engineer is a person who practices civil engineering – the application of planning, designing, constructing, maintaining, and operating infrastructures while protecting the public and environmental health, as well as improving existing infrastructures that have been neglected.

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Cloud computing consulting

Cloud computing consulting is the industry and the practice of helping organizations use cloud computing to meet their business objectives.

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Computer network

A computer network, or data network, is a digital telecommunications network which allows nodes to share resources.

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Computer programming

Computer programming is the process of building and designing an executable computer program for accomplishing a specific computing task.

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Consultant (medicine)

In the United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, and parts of the Commonwealth, consultant is the title of a senior hospital-based physician or surgeon who has completed all of his or her specialist training and been placed on the specialist register in their chosen speciality.

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Consultant pharmacist

A consultant pharmacist is a pharmacist who works as a consultant providing expert advice on the use of medications or on the provision of pharmacy services to medical institutions, medical practices and individual patients.

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Consulting firm

A consulting or consultancy firm is a business of one or more experts (consultants) that provides professional advice to an individual or an organization for a fee.

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Consulting psychology

Consulting psychology is a specialty area of psychology that addresses such areas as assessment and interventions at the individual, group, and organizational levels.

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Contingent work

Contingent work or casual work is an employment relationship which is considered non-permanent.

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Creative consultant

Creative consultant is a credit that has - particularly in the past - been given to screenwriters who have consulted on a movie screenplay.

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Economic consulting

Economic consulting is the practice of providing organizations in the public and private sector with information to improve their performance and policies, primarily through the use of applied economics, mathematical economics, economic impact analysis, and forecasting across a broad spectrum of issues.

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Education is the process of facilitating learning, or the acquisition of knowledge, skills, values, beliefs, and habits.

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Educational consultant

An educational consultant is an independent consultant who helps parents/students and organizations with educational planning.

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Elevator consultant

An elevator consultant is someone who specializes in the design, testing and maintenance inspection of elevators, escalators, moving walkways and many other conveyances that move people.

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Employment consultant

An employment consultant is an expert witness who advises courts and tribunals on employment related issues such as earnings, labour market analysis, residual earning capacity, and retraining.

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Engineering is the creative application of science, mathematical methods, and empirical evidence to the innovation, design, construction, operation and maintenance of structures, machines, materials, devices, systems, processes, and organizations.

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Environmental consulting

Environmental consulting is often a form of compliance consulting, in which the consultant ensures that the client maintains an appropriate measure of compliance with environmental regulations.

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Ethical code

Ethical codes are adopted by organizations to assist members in understanding the difference between 'right' and 'wrong' and in applying that understanding to their decisions.

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Faculty consulting

Consulting by faculty members is the use of scholarly expertise for the benefit of organizations outside the scholarly community through friendship, volunteering or in return for some sort of compensation.

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Fashion design

Fashion design is the art of applying design, aesthetics and natural beauty to clothing and its accessories.

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The International Federation of Consulting Engineers (commonly known as FIDIC, acronym for its French name Fédération Internationale Des Ingénieurs-Conseils) is an international standards organization for the consulting engineering & construction best known for the FIDIC family of contract templates.

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Finance is a field that is concerned with the allocation (investment) of assets and liabilities (known as elements of the balance statement) over space and time, often under conditions of risk or uncertainty.

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Financial adviser

A financial adviser is a professional who suggests and renders financial services to clients based on their financial situation.

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Foreclosure consultant

Although the definition may vary by jurisdiction, foreclosure consultant generally means any person who makes any solicitation, representation, or offer to any owner to perform for compensation or who, for compensation, performs any service which the person in any manner represents will in any manner do any of the following.

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Franchise consulting

'Franchise consulting' traditionally meant the same consultant-to-client relationship as any other industry wherein the consultant charges a 'fee for services'.

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A freelancer or freelance worker is a term commonly used for a person who is self-employed and is not necessarily committed to a particular employer long-term.

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Human resource consulting

The human resource consulting industry has emerged from management consulting and addresses human resource management tasks and decisions.

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Human resources

Human resources are the people who make up the workforce of an organization, business sector, or economy.

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Immigration consultant

An immigration consultant is a person who helps people to emigrate from one country to another country and through legal and documentation process to increase the chances of immigration for study, work, travel or business purpose.

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Independent contractor

An independent contractor is a natural person, business, or corporation that provides goods or services to another entity under terms specified in a contract or within a verbal agreement.

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Information and communications technology

Information and communication technology (ICT) is another/extensional term for information technology (IT) which stresses the role of unified communications and the integration of telecommunications (telephone lines and wireless signals), computers as well as necessary enterprise software, middleware, storage, and audio-visual systems, which enable users to access, store, transmit, and manipulate information.

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Information consulting

Information consulting is a dynamic, interactive process in which librarians and information professionals are full partners with faculty and students, facilitating teaching and research.

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Information security

Information security, sometimes shortened to InfoSec, is the practice of preventing unauthorized access, use, disclosure, disruption, modification, inspection, recording or destruction of information.

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Information technology consulting

In management, information technology consulting (also called IT consulting, computer consultancy, business and technology services, computing consultancy, technology consulting, and IT advisory) as a field of activity focuses on advising organizations on how best to use information technology (IT) in achieving their business objectives.

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Interim management

Interim management is the temporary provision of management resources and skills.

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International Council of Management Consulting Institutes

The International Council of Management Consulting Institutes (ICMCI) has since 1987 been the professional body worldwide for management consultants.

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ISO 20700

ISO 20700 Guidelines for management consultancy services it's a standard developed for use as a guideline for people or organizations for the effective management of management consulting services.

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Lactation consultant

A lactation consultant is a health professional who specializes in the clinical management of breastfeeding.

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Law is a system of rules that are created and enforced through social or governmental institutions to regulate behavior.

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Legal nurse consultant

A legal nurse consultant (LNC) is a registered nurse who uses expertise as a health care provider and specialized training to consult on medical-related legal cases.

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List of magic consultants

A magic consultant is an adviser to writers, producers and directors of all elements relating to magic, illusions and special FX for television, film, theatre, advertising campaigns and other live events.

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Management (or managing) is the administration of an organization, whether it is a business, a not-for-profit organization, or government body.

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Management consulting

Management consulting is the practice of helping organizations to improve their performance, operating primarily through the analysis of existing organizational problems and the development of plans for improvement.

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Market-entry consultant

Market-entry consultants provide consultancy services to private companies, corporations or government / non-profit organizations for solving various business problems related to commencing sales/manufacturing/outsourcing operations in a new market / geographical territory.

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Marketing is the study and management of exchange relationships.

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Marketing strategy

Marketing strategy is a long-term, forward-looking approach to planning with the fundamental goal achieving a sustainable competitive advantage.

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Media consultant

A media consultant is a marketing agent or public relations executive that is hired by businesses or political candidates to obtain positive press coverage.

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Methodological advisor

A methodological advisor or consultant provides methodological and statistical advice and guidance to clients interested in making decisions regarding the design of studies, the collection and analysis of data, and the presentation and dissemination of research findings.

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Misclassification of employees as independent contractors

Misclassification of employees as independent contractors in the United States can occur with respect to tax treatment or the Fair Labor Standards Act.

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Multinational corporation

A multinational corporation (MNC) or worldwide enterprise is a corporate organization that owns or controls production of goods or services in at least one country other than its home country.

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Performance consulting

Performance consulting is a practice that became popular in the early 2000s.

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A permatemp is a temporary employee who works for an extended period for a single staffing client.

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Peter Block

Peter Block (born 1940) is an American author, consultant, and speaker in the areas of organization development, community building, and civic engagement.

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Physical security

Physical security describes security measures that are designed to deny unauthorized access to facilities, equipment and resources and to protect personnel and property from damage or harm (such as espionage, theft, or terrorist attacks).

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Political consulting

Political consulting is a form of consulting that consists primarily of advising and assisting political campaigns.

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Postgraduate education

Postgraduate education, or graduate education in North America, involves learning and studying for academic or professional degrees, academic or professional certificates, academic or professional diplomas, or other qualifications for which a first or bachelor's degree generally is required, and it is normally considered to be part of higher education.

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Process consultant

Part of the field called Human Systems Intervention, process consultation is a philosophy of helping, a general theory and methodology of intervening (Schein, Process Consultations, 1992 revisited).

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A professional is a member of a profession or any person who earns their living from a specified professional activity.

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Professional certification

Professional certification, trade certification, or professional designation, often called simply certification or qualification, is a designation earned by a person to assure qualification to perform a job or task.

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Professional degree

A professional degree, formerly known in the US as a first professional degree, is a degree that prepares someone to work in a particular profession, often meeting the academic requirements for licensure or accreditation.

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Property law

Property law is the area of law that governs the various forms of ownership and tenancy in real property (land as distinct from personal or movable possessions) and in personal property, within the common law legal system.

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Public consultation

Public consultation, or simply consultation, is a regulatory process by which the public's input on matters affecting them is sought.

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Public relations

Public relations (PR) is the practice of managing the spread of information between an individual or an organization (such as a business, government agency, or a nonprofit organization) and the public.

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Regulation and licensure in engineering

Regulation and licensure in engineering is established by various jurisdictions of the world to encourage public welfare, safety, well-being and other interests of the general public, and to define the licensure process through which an engineer becomes authorized to practice engineering and/or provide engineering professional services to the public.

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A resignation is the formal act of giving up or quitting one's office or position.

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Risk management

Risk management is the identification, evaluation, and prioritization of risks (defined in ISO 31000 as the effect of uncertainty on objectives) followed by coordinator and economical application of resources to minimize, monitor, and control the probability or impact of unfortunate events or to maximize the realization of opportunities.

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Senior management

Senior management, executive management, or a management team is generally a team of individuals at the highest level of management of an organization who have the day-to-day tasks of managing that organization — sometimes a company or a corporation.

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Small business

Small businesses are privately owned corporations, partnerships, or sole proprietorships that have fewer employees and/or less annual revenue than a regular-sized business or corporation.

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Small office/home office

Small office/home office (or single office/home office; SOHO) refers to the category of business or cottage industry that involves from 1 to 10 workers.

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Software engineering

Software engineering is the application of engineering to the development of software in a systematic method.

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Sole proprietorship

A sole proprietorship, also known as the sole trader or simply a proprietorship, is a type of enterprise that is owned and run by one natural person and in which there is no legal distinction between the owner and the business entity.

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Systems analysis

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines system analysis as "the process of studying a procedure or business in order to identify its goals and purposes and create systems and procedures that will achieve them in an efficient way".

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Tax advisor

A tax advisor or tax consultant is a person with advanced training and knowledge of tax law.

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Temporary work

Temporary work or temporary employment (also called oddjobs) refers to an employment situation where the working arrangement is limited to a certain period of time based on the needs of the employing organization.

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Theatre consultant

A theatre consultant is a consultant who specializes in the design of facilities for the performing arts, equipment for those facilities and the operation of theatre.

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Trial consulting

Trial consulting is the use of social scientists, particularly psychologists and communication experts and economists, to aid attorneys in the presentation of a criminal trial or civil lawsuit.

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Umbrella company

An umbrella company is a company that acts as an employer to agency contractors who work under a fixed term contract assignment, usually through a recruitment employment agency in the United Kingdom.

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Undergraduate degree

An undergraduate degree (also called first degree, bachelor's degree or simply degree) is a colloquial term for an academic degree taken by a person who has completed undergraduate courses.

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