Consultancy

Muehlhauser, Luke (2021) EA needs consultancies, Effective Altruism Forum, June 28.

Effective altruism organizations are often constrained by the difficulty of accessing talented specialists when their needs fluctuate too rapidly to justify a new hire. Effective altruism consultancies have been proposed as a partial solution to this problem (Muehlhauser 2021).problem.[1] People capable of doing temporary work for a variety of organizations could be permanently employed by such consultancies. Possible examples of effective altruism consultancies include Rethink Priorities, Berkeley Existential Risk Initiative and Good Growth.

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Muehlhauser, Luke (2021) EA needs consultancies, Effective Altruism Forum, June 28.

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    Muehlhauser, Luke (2021) EA needs consultancies, Effective Altruism Forum, June 28.

A consultancy is a professional practice that provideprovides expert advice in a particular field or subject.

A consultancy is a professional practice that provide expert advice in a particular field or subject.

Effective altruism organizations are often constrained by the difficulty of accessing talented specialists when their needs fluctuate too rapidly to justify a new hire. Effective altruism consultancies have been proposed as a partial solution to this problem (Muehlhauser 2021). People capable of doing temporary work for a variety of organizations could be permanently employed by such consultancies. Possible examples of effective altruism consultancies include Rethink Priorities, Berkeley Existential Risk Initiative and Good Growth.

Muehlhauser, Luke (2021) EA needs consultancies, Effective Altruism Forum, June 28.

Possible names for this entry:

  • Consultancy
  • Consulting
  • Consultants
  • Consultancies

Some types of things this entry & tag could cover:

  • Posts relevant to the idea of EAs acting as consultants to other EAs
    • E.g., this shortform of mine and maybe some links provided in it would warrant this tag if they were top-level Forum posts
  • Posts relevant to the idea of non-EAs acting as consultants to EAs
  • Posts about pros and cons of EAs doing non-EA consultancy work (e.g. management consultancy), tips for doing that, etc.