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FAQs

Who are the experts?

Experts are qualified professionals with rich knowledge and experience in their areas of specialization. Currently Bridge Et Al. offers experts in the areas of Change Management, Transformation, Human Resources, Digitization and Strategy. These experts are given access to the Bridge Et Al. platform only after being evaluated through Bridge Et Al. futuristic custom algorithm solution, ensuring that only the most qualified experts can bid for projects. Furthermore, Bridge Et Al ratings and review system enables clients to see exactly how experts have performed on past projects.

How does the pricing work?

The pricing is decided by the client as weekly, daily or hourly charges. This can vary based on project type, length, time sensitivity and required experience. For the experts, it is suggested to indicate a rough estimate of desired budget in your project proposal, which gives either party an insight to move things forward. Bridge Et Al. does not charge any fee from the experts. However, the businesses are charged 25% of expert fee as processing charges.

What about the compliance and legal aspects?

Bridge Et Al. is a service provider platform. All compliance and legal aspects of a project are directed by the project guidelines and policies in accordance with statutory requirements.

It is suggested that all the communications happen through the Bridge Et Al. platform to avoid any communication gap.

Who guarantees quality?

Project completion with the desired quality is knitted into our rating process, which is mapped by the Bridge Et Al. platform. We offer businesses an opportunity to access the quality of the experts by going through their project proposals and also through the opportunity of interviews with the experts. It is suggested that the business clearly communicates the desired project outcome with key success indicators in project details as well as at the time of on boarding of the expert.

What about confidentiality?

While all experts agree to keep all of their work through the Bridge Et Al. platform confidential when they join the network, many of our business users choose to have experts execute their own NDA. Confidentiality and privacy are of the utmost importance to us. Please refer to our Privacy Policy for more information.

FAQs

Who are the experts?

Experts are qualified professionals with rich knowledge and experience in their areas of specialization. Currently Bridge Et Al. offers experts in the areas of Change Management, Transformation, Human Resources, Digitization and Strategy. These experts are given access to the Bridge Et Al. platform only after being evaluated through Bridge Et Al. futuristic custom algorithm solution, ensuring that only the most qualified experts can bid for projects. Furthermore, Bridge Et Al ratings and review system enables clients to see exactly how experts have performed on past projects.

How does the pricing work?

The pricing is decided by the client as weekly, daily or hourly charges. This can vary based on project type, length, time sensitivity and required experience. For the experts, it is suggested to indicate a rough estimate of desired budget in your project proposal, which gives either party an insight to move things forward. Bridge Et Al. does not charge any fee from the experts. However, the businesses are charged 25% of expert fee as processing charges.

What about the compliance and legal aspects?

Bridge Et Al. is a service provider platform. All compliance and legal aspects of a project are directed by the project guidelines and policies in accordance with statutory requirements.

It is suggested that all the communications happen through the Bridge Et Al. platform to avoid any communication gap.

Who guarantees quality?

Project completion with the desired quality is knitted into our rating process, which is mapped by the Bridge Et Al. platform. We offer businesses an opportunity to access the quality of the experts by going through their project proposals and also through the opportunity of interviews with the experts. It is suggested that the business clearly communicates the desired project outcome with key success indicators in project details as well as at the time of on boarding of the expert.

What about confidentiality?

While all experts agree to keep all of their work through the Bridge Et Al. platform confidential when they join the network, many of our business users choose to have experts execute their own NDA. Confidentiality and privacy are of the utmost importance to us. Please refer to our Privacy Policy for more information.

FAQs

Can a Boutique Consulting Firm act as a Client (Business User) as well as an expert?

Absolutely. Bridge Et Al. also provides you a single sign up option, as an expert and a client.

How do we define a Boutique Consulting Firm?

Any consulting organization with a team ranging from 2 to a maximum of 100 can be described as a Boutique Consulting Firm. If a company is registered as one, it adds value while pitching for projects as it makes it a perfect match for businesses as they look to work with registered companies for ease of doing business.

How do I benefit by joining Bridge Et Al. as a Boutique Consulting Firm?

With the work culture moving towards gig economy, crisp, consulting short term projects will soon take over the long term jobs. Joining Bridge Et Al. platform as a boutique consulting firm will help you network collaborate with specialized and likeminded experts who could add value to your projects and in turn, open up new opportunities for you in diverse industries and geographies. Working as a boutique consulting firm arms you with a team which can provide end to end assistance to the organizations for their transformation interventions and not limiting to just one project.

How can an independent expert form a firm?

One simple option is to connect with your peers and fellow consultants and get them to register along with you as a firm. We encourage you to do so, as we find many projects requiring teams. One is also free to find experts to team up with from the Bridge Et Al. platform.

Can an independent expert also register as a Boutique Consulting Firm?

Yes! As long as one is confident to meet with specific project requirements that ask for teams and is able to bring together a team of experts as prescribed by the project. A team head who represents the rest, leads the way forward.

Can a Boutique Consulting Firm also post a project?

Definitely! The Bridge Et Al. platform has been built to make work seamless. It would be great if a Boutique Consulting Firm is able to find it viable to find experts to work on their client projects. More so, since Bridge Et Al. is a competitive market place, we are sure that you will find value here.

Who defines the pricing when a Boutique Consulting Firm posts a project?

The Boutique Consulting Firm does. It's that simple. The Boutique Consulting Firm becomes the client. Experts pitch for your projects and you follow the same path in ascertaining your best fit. The Bridge Et Al. algorithm along with the Terms and Conditions of engagement safeguard your interest by ensuring client information is not disclosed. An expert gets to know the project owner (organization) only at the time of final hiring; which you control.

Can a Boutique Consulting Firm hire an expert for themselves from the Bridge Et Al platform?

You may choose to on board an expert through Bridge Et Al. for your firm. You will be required to make a payment of 10% of the annual compensation paid to the expert to Bridge Et Al.

Can an expert from my team take up projects posted on Bridge Et Al.?

Yes. Bridge Et Al. platform provides you access to projects across industries and countries where your team can render their services .

Can members of my team create their individual profiles on Bridge Et Al.?

Your team members may choose to create their separate profiles on Bridge Et Al. However, they should be tagged to your firm as members, unless your policy states that they can take up the projects independently.

How does the payment work for a project completed by my team member/s?

The payment will be made to your firm's account. Bridge Et Al. will not be paying the member/s of a boutique consulting firms individually for a successfully completed project.

What if I am registered as an expert on Bridge Et Al. and want to create a boutique consulting account?

Bridge Et Al. provides you access to add a profile as a boutique consulting firm.

Can I hire an expert for a Bridge Et Al. project?

Yes. You can hire and expert from Bridge Et Al. platform or an external resource (should be registered on Bridge Et Al. platform).

If I hire an expert through Bridge Et Al. for one project, how does he/she get paid?

If you hire an expert for a project, the payment will be made to your firm. You will have to credit the payment to the hired expert.