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consultant

a. a senior physician, esp a specialist, who is asked to confirm a diagnosis or treatment or to provide an opinion
b. a physician or surgeon holding the highest appointment in a particular branch of medicine or surgery in a hospital

Consultant

A specialist who is consulted on building design and engineering; restoration and preservation specialists are types of consultants.

consultant

An individual or organization engaged by the owner or the architect to render professional consulting services complementing or supplementing the architect’s services.

consultant

(job)
A person who facilitates organisational change and/or provides subject matter expertise on technical, functional and business topics during development or implementation. Consultants perform business requirements analysis, recommends selection of packaged software, develop proposals for consulting services and manage implementation projects at client sites. They provides expert knowledge of products such as SAP R/3, PeopleSoft, HRMS/Financials, and SmartStream.

consultant

An individual who acts as an advisor to users or to the technical staff. Consultants are available from third-party organizations for all aspects of the computer industry, including electronic circuit design, information systems analysis and software development. In a business environment, consultants may be used to create the functional specifications from which vendors can respond. The title of consultant is also given to internal specialists. See job descriptions and salary survey.
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Extending the contract with the consultancy or hiring consultants from the consultancies themselves raises the costs by four or five times.
The spokeswoman said: "Contrary to last quarter's figures, the results for quarter two show that it was the very large consultancies who benefited, with 86 per cent reporting that clients had increased budgets, while small consultancies reported a 31 per cent decrease in client budgets.
This can only continue to develop, leading to a great many more opportunities, not only for those involved in consultancies with large networks, but also for specialist smaller consultancies which will be asked to help with projects where the need for local knowledge and expertise is needed for the global programs.
Optimism for consultancy performance has decreased by 9% from the Q1 figures with 56% consultancies optimistic about their agencies.
Instead, it seems that both clients and consultancies are avoiding commitment in their relationships.
Unlike most recruitment consultancies, Hudson provides tailored solutions that integrate the best of the Web-based recruitment techniques with effective candidate selection and management.
Plextek is one of the largest independent electronics design consultancies in Europe, specialising in communications.
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The strong portfolio of US and European clients has led to Strategic Alliance International being recognised as one of the leading European public relations consultancies.
Marimba is expanding its sales force and presence across Europe through a series of close partnerships with leading resellers and consultancies.
Our consultancies have already worked closely and well together on a number of high profile international assignments.
The Empower Group Ltd, the global organization and performance consultancy formed one year ago, has added a new company to its roster of global HR consultancies - The Centre for Effective Leadership (Asia) Pte Ltd (CEL).