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. No Workman’s Compensation Insurance.

4 Tips For Surviving As An Intern

Career Realism

Finding freelance work you can do from home is also a viable option. If you’re lucky enough to have this type of situation, find out how the company will compensate you and learn the system in and out. It’s hard to find recent college graduates who haven’t completed an internship.

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Is Penelope Trunk Feeding Gen Y “Career Crack”?

Ms. Career Girl

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. But I always viewed this behavior as a reflection of the market– which has increasingly turned to freelance and contract work.

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How To Rise From $6/hr to $1,000/hr (6 Essential Rules To Increase Your Earning Potential)

Personal Excellence Blog

Every morning, I had to report to this dilapidated-looking factory in Tuas (an industrial zone in Singapore), where I stuck the tape in a sweatshop-like environment, along with 20 co-workers. I quit after barely two weeks, while my co-workers (some of them students like me) stayed on.

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Befriend the intern to fire up your career | Penelope Trunk's.

Penelope Trunk

These people are no longer your co-workers, they are the network that will help you get the job after the one you just got. I've been a successful freelancer for 20 years, and I've had 2 staff positions, both of which were dismal. Is this your first time here?

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Age Discrimination During Job Search | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

As Leslie points out, the older worker may no longer be able to command the wages that younger people do (and in this economy the wages are not what they once were), but stop-gap positions help. You are compensated for your own efforts. You are compensated for your own efforts.

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List of things I hate #3 | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

If someone takes 4 months off work, for whatever reason, they probably will come back competitively at a disadvantage vis-a-vis their co-wokers. Federal employees don't earn it; they hobble together vacation time and sick leave, then beg their co-workers to donate leave to them. Is this your first time here?

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Ask A Manager

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.

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short answer Saturday: seven short answers to seven short questions

Ask A Manager

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).

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short answer Saturday: another job search edition — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

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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