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Get More Bang for Your Labor Buck

Micro-business owners everywhere are relying more than ever on freelance workers.

Published on January 06, 2010

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How to Transition from the Corporate World to Self-Employment

Tens of millions of Americans have become freelancers in recent years. While this includes those who are simply looking for a side gig, many are steering into the self-employed lifestyle as a full-time career pivot. In fact, in 2019 it was reported that nearly a third of freelancers were working full time.

Published on June 17, 2021

How to Negotiate Your Wages as a Freelance Worker

Wages are one of the touchiest subjects of the entire freelance lifestyle. When you’re a third-party worker looking into an organizational system from the outside, the question of compensation can be confusing, intimidating, and overwhelming.

Published on June 02, 2021

How the Freelance Economy has Changed in the Past 20 Years

We live in a time where everyone can be their own boss, literally. It’s an amazing thing that’s possible for millions of people, hugely thanks to technology. People have been freelancing for a long time but the internet changed the landscape and turned tasks as simple as driving, writing, clearing inboxes, walking pets into a side hustle for many people.

Published on November 27, 2019

5 Things to Do Before Applying for a New Gig

We are living in a gig economy According to a study conducted by Intuit, roughly 40 percent of the United States workforce will be made up by independent contractors by 2020. With full-time jobs increasingly hard to find in many fields—and with freelance work accessible thanks to the internet, the cloud, and innovative startups such as Uber—the idea of what constitutes a “job” is swiftly changing. These days, it is possible to make a living without ever going to an office, meeting your boss face to face, or even leaving the comfort of your house. If you are thinking about diving into the freelance world, though, it’s essential to lay sufficient groundwork and do your due diligence, just like you would for any full-time job. Here are five steps to take before you apply for a new freelance gig.

Published on May 04, 2018

The Independent Contractor in the New Freelance Economy

You most likely have used Uber to get you where you want, or NoWait to snag a reservation at a hot, new restaurant, or bought gifts through the online marketplace Etsy. These services, and many more like it, are part of a growing and on-demand business demographic called the "freelance economy." From sharing rides to purchasing items online and even providing accommodation on sites such as AirBnB, individuals can set up their own small business and operate from their driver's seat or couch.

Published on June 24, 2015

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Published on August 13, 2010

This Week's Hot Links

Published on June 25, 2010

Butcher, Baker, Bill Collector?

Published on April 30, 2010

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