Checklist: Are You Ready to Start Your Own Engineering Firm?
Many long-time professional engineers are attracted to the idea of starting their firms. Being your own boss gives you freedom and ownership of your work, allowing you to choose projects and clients and dictate the way you do things.
Apart from passion, you have to be business-minded. This means knowing a thing or two about accounting, project management, human resources, marketing and every facet of running a business. Otherwise, your company may be doomed from the start.
How do you know if you’re ready to start your engineering firm? Here’s a checklist of 4 must-haves.