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To Freelance Or Not To Freelance: That Is The Question

Ms. Career Girl

The post To Freelance Or Not To Freelance: That Is The Question appeared first on Ms. There is also a side-question of whether or not you are a freelance worker by choice or because there are no other choices. If it is cheaper and the Internet provides adequate cover, then why not send employees home, skip paying healthcare benefits, skip taking out funds for Social Security, Medicare and Worker’s Compensation, and dispense with the annual employee picnic.

Is Penelope Trunk Feeding Gen Y “Career Crack”?

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You have to remain in a job for a period of time to establish yourself with your company and with your co-workers in order for a relationship to build. Would Penelope call in a favor from a company or co-worker she left stranded after forcing them through the expense of hiring her and then having her leave?? Maybe most people won’t benefit from it… but some will. Career Girl Marketing to Gen Y Women. Home About Archives Write for Us!

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I think you could put anything you want in those boxes — unemployed, freelance, or whatever seems right. Connect on Facebook how to manage a hard worker whos dropping balls Social media CAN get you a job. my boss gives in to my co-workers temper tantrums short answer Saturday: 7 short answers to short questions cleaning the office microwave: hidden duties when job-searching if my wife works for a competitor, is that a conflict of interest?

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Keep in mind that as a contractor, you’ll be paying your own payroll taxes and won’t be getting benefits like health care or paid time off. Because my department is very small, I really risk my complaints getting back to one of my other co-workers, deeply hurting them, and damaging my reputation. I have started to not say anything when my co-workers complain to me and just nod along.

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With the exception of nonprofits, the Department of Labor requires that unpaid work be primarily for the benefit of the volunteer, not the employer. The description also mentions that there is an “attractive benefits package&# — how should this be taken into account? As a writer and an artist, this comes up for me every time I look for freelance work. Connect on Facebook how to manage a hard worker whos dropping balls Social media CAN get you a job.

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For the past 3 years, I’ve been a Freelance Market Research Analyst, working consistently for one main client (an established international market research firm) and frequently for a second client (a local start-up firm that’s little more than a one-man shop). Perhaps I’m saving them money by not being a full-time employee and costing them for health benefits and payroll taxes, but that’s hardly worth mentioning, is it?

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