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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.

Age Discrimination During Job Search | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

But sometimes the job search can get very frustrating. Leaving your first three jobs off of your resume. And if the first job on your resume was “Director of Finance&# , it probably wasn’t your first. But if you are 40+, I will tell you (you especially) to: Stop relying on your resume to get you a job. In my opinion, the introduction and recommendation from your network is a more successful distraction than leaving off dates and jobs.

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

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager short answer Saturday: another job search edition January 29, 2011 We did a job search edition of short answer Saturday last week , but the questions keep piling up so here’s another one. I am currently job hunting and a few days ago stumbled upon a position that was the perfect fit for my skill set, experience, and place. A job description asks for me to send a resume and “salary range.&#

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4 Tips For Surviving As An Intern

Career Realism

For those interns who are following their dream job at less than minimum wage, I feel your pain. Working a part time job while interning may be doable, but this can add more stress to your life and wouldn’t be fair to yourself or the company if you weren’t focusing 100% on the internship. If you do decide to search out extra work, weekend jobs such as babysitting or dog walking would give you a more flexible schedule and some spending money.

Is Penelope Trunk Feeding Gen Y “Career Crack”?

Ms. Career Girl

In the post, titled “ Why Job Hoppers Make the Best Employees ,&# Penelope argues the following five points to be true: Job hoppers have more intellectually rewarding careers. Job hoppers have more stable careers. Job hoppers are higher performers. Job hoppers are more loyal. Job hoppers are more emotionally mature. I’m a bit impatient and I have both a day job and a “passion project.&# How would you define a job hopper?

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something cool and free for you

Ask A Manager

Going through the sign-up form it asks for ‘Company Name’ & ‘Job Title’… ugh Any ideas? :) Reply Ask a Manager February 15, 2011 at 9:05 pm Absolutely it applies to you as well! I think you could put anything you want in those boxes — unemployed, freelance, or whatever seems right. Job title is not a required field. 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? job searching?

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short answer Saturday: 6 short answers to 6 short questions

Ask A Manager

Here we go… Figuring out pay as a contractor I have never worked as a contractor but was contacted about a potential contract job and asked to provide my pay requirements plus gas cost. The contract job is simular to my old salary job that paid $49,000 but has a little more responsibilites. I need advice about a difficulty with my job: gossip. I have started to not say anything when my co-workers complain to me and just nod along. job searching?

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