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Message 4 of 5: Ed Trayner on 12/03/2012
Hi all

After a flurry of concerns from some about the low rates being offered by some training companies I thought I would test a question; 'do members of TrainerBase consider sub 200 per day to be acceptable within their business model'.

I had a response from one of the recruiters on the site who has been looking for trainers for around 170 - 250 per day. They said:

"At the end of January we placed an ad for management skills trainers with a pro rata salary of 44k. From the ad we received over 30 CVs and have hired 3 people".

This would suggest that for some members TrainerBase is providing viable contract opportunities within their business model. As such it I think it would be innapropriate for TrainerBase to actively exclude these as it would reduce the benefit of membership to those trainers.

Granted there are many trainers that will not apply for these types of contracts (and as a result would not consider becoming a member because of them) but I believe those members operate a different business model.

As I have mentioned before many of the opportunities are offering contract rates of 350 and above. And some will consider this still to be too low. Hey ho.

Onwards and upwards (with the rates).


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