How To Become An Instant Entrepreneur

Career Realism

How To Become An Instant Entrepreneur. Well, there is a way you can become an “Instant Entrepreneur” and minimize the risk of failure. Now, some people are “freelance” ICs, meaning they go out and find companies and try to sell them their expertise.

A Future Focus: A Generation of Entrepreneurs


A generation of entrepreneurs? They have had a tough time getting work and that experience has prepared them to entrepreneurs and you may have a hard time making them employees. The desire to be entrepreneur is a mindset and profit is not their primary goal.

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Do Pea-Brained Managers Launch Entrepreneurs?


They’re probably responsible for thousands of newly-formed entrepreneurs. Because I’m a freelance independent contractor , I probably know more folks like me – in business for themselves. Another entrepreneur launched!

5 Ways to Better Business Self-Discipline for Freelancers

Career Alley

As a freelancer, you have the freedom to set your own hours. As a freelancer working at home, you likely have to contend with other sorts of distraction, such as the temptation to browse the Internet, check email, listen to music or watch television, or generally find other things to do around the house other than your work. This can be a mentor, a family member, or even inspiration derived from a celebrity or successful entrepreneur.

Student Job Hunting for New Freelance Writing Gigs


In this scenario, freelancing is an interesting mode of work which can be done by any student from anywhere in the world. The concept of freelancing is indeed quite intriguing and students earn a lot if done in a proper manner. Choose Your Career freelance Job Hunting

Become Your Own Job Creator in 10 Simple Steps


More and more, companies and individuals are shifting away from full-time salaried jobs to hiring freelance or contract workers. Freelancing is no longer reserved for writers or graphic designers. Identify which services are in demand on the various freelancing sites mentioned above.

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8 Things I Love About NOT Being Self-Employed

Ms. Career Girl

Like many young entrepreneurs, for a long time all I thought about was being self-employed. Being self-employed can be extremely isolating, especially if you are working as a freelancer. ” Sassy SEO: Confessions of Life as an Entrepreneur

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Online Marketing 101 for Entrepreneurs

Ms. Career Girl

Blog Directory Contact Subscribe Online Marketing 101 for Entrepreneurs by Nicole Crimaldi on June 2, 2010 I bet you’re wondering why I decided to put an “Online Marketing 101” series on a career blog. Career Girl Marketing to Gen Y Women. Home About Archives Write for Us!

Considering Going out on Your Own? Eight Things to Consider


Maybe they have a unique skill set that would be well suited to being an entrepreneur. Other Resources FreelancingThere comes a time in many professionals’ careers where they decide they want to work for themselves. Maybe they feel that their boss is less qualified than them. Maybe they want more flexibility in their schedule. Whatever the reason, […].

How to Start a Business While Remaining a Salaried Employee

Ms. Career Girl

Most books and articles about starting businesses assume that you can seamlessly jump from employee to entrepreneur. Now, instead of coming home and relaxing, you will need to put on your “entrepreneur cap” and work on getting your company off the ground.

Great Resume Tips For Entrepreneurs When Applying For Executive.

Jennifer Anthony

There are a lot of entrepreneurs who have successfully made the transition, which is good news for you. However, without a strong resume, even the best entrepreneurs will never be afforded a chance to show their abilities in an executive level position.

8 Reasons Why I Quit My Job to Work Online


It also offers people opportunities to become entrepreneurs without even leaving home. Career Advice Quit My Job fulltime freelance work for yourself“Why get a job when you could make money online?&# This is a question more and more young people ask themselves.

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FlexJobs: Where We Were and Where We’re Going

Ms. Career Girl

People like working parents, retirees, millennials, entrepreneurs, caregivers, digital nomads, people with disabilities, military spouses, students, environmentalists, and more. 7 percent freelanced. 34 percent freelance.

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How to Be Successful As a Freelancer

Boomers Next Step

Freelancing is the best job for many people who want to stay at home, out of the traffic and avoid the strict and stringent rules of the office. Entrepreneurs SOHO consulting Employment FreelancerInstead of doing what others tell them, they can do their job according to their own rules and regulations. It is also the perfect job for moms.

Entrepreneurship is a spectrum: Find out where you are

Penelope Trunk

And the phalanx around those people are the entrepreneurs who want to sell a big company themselves. Freelance work. Some freelancers run their lives as if they are working for a company. For most people, freelancing is a way to get more control over your life.

5 Ways To Further Your Career In 2017

Ms. Career Girl

Do Some Freelancing. However, freelancing is entrepreneurial work, and being an entrepreneur means making sacrifices now so that you enjoy the benefits later. The post 5 Ways To Further Your Career In 2017 appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

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The entrepreneurship craze is over. Now what?

Penelope Trunk

Relatively few young people today own stock in a private company, and a good chunk of those who do likely aren’t entrepreneurs anyway, but rather work for companies who issue equity to their employees.” Freelance. Freelancing as an alternative to a daily grind.

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Personal Branding, Social Proof, and YouTern

Competitive Resumes

Getting back to the entrepreneur spirit, freelance gigs, solo-preneurship will be posted. I want to share another great conversation with Mark Babbitt, CEO of YouTern about job search trends and the changes to YouTern coming this month.

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Why Now Might Be The Perfect Time To Quit Your Job

Career Realism

As jobs have essentially become dwindled down to nothing more than a paycheck, it is now incumbent on the worker to ensure that they build a brand for themselves that’s well diversified and allows them pivot into one of four categories of work: employee, entrepreneur, contractor or freelancer.

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Attention Millennials – Fix Your Financial Situation with Little Effort       

Ms. Career Girl

Whether you work as an entrepreneur or as a freelancer, ask for cash payments. Nelma Lumme is freelance blogger from Chicago, IL. You may be under-employed; you may be unemployed.

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Recent Students: Let’s Help You Survive Life After Graduation

Resume Bear

Graduated and Clueless – Jeff Sanders is a writer, entrepreneur and organization guru who posts on a wide range of topics on this blog, anything from making ‘green smoothies’ to surviving large unexpected expenses. Work from Home/Freelancing.

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Ask Ms. Career Girl: How do I Transition to a Career I Have no Experience in?

Ms. Career Girl

I’m reading great books about entrepreneurs and feel inspired but I’m also starting to feel hopeless. Read books about, by and for entrepreneurs. Take on some freelance marketing clients, even if they can’t pay you.

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Do You Have What It Takes To Be Your Own Boss?

Career Realism

Related: 4 Reasons To Quit Your Job To Be An Entrepreneur. This group includes small business owners, freelancers, consultants, and creative types of all kinds. Freelancers/consultants: Freelancers and consultants sell their work to other companies, one project at a time.

Grinding through another week. - Job Stalker

Job Stalker

We also had an interesting program featuring Carol Roth , whose new book, The Entrepreneur Equation (which Im hoping to get a copy to review one of these days) is coming out in the next few weeks. ChicagoNow ChicagoNow is Chicagos finest blog about all things Chicago.

7 Uncommon Ways to Make Your Resume Look More Impressive

Ms. Career Girl

Sabrina Saccoccio, a producer-writer on the look-out for freelance jobs, banked on the popularity of Facebook by creating her resume in the manner of the social media’s interface. The post 7 Uncommon Ways to Make Your Resume Look More Impressive appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

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Do You Really Know What Career You are Meant For?

Ms. Career Girl

At first glance, it may seem that a promotion-focused person is the ideal for entrepreneurship, but Halvorson states that in fact, successful entrepreneurs have a good mix of both focuses. Ashley Kornee is a blogger and freelance writer. Choosing a career probably begins in college.

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Can Social Media hinder you from getting that new job?

Resume Bear

I am a Social Media enthusiast who gets a kick out of helping entrepreneurs and small business carve their digital footprint. I’m a regular contributor to the Society of Human Resource Management’s “Next” blog, as well as Chicago’s Women in Business on and a freelancer.

Working, Traveling and Living the (Nomad) Dream

Ms. Career Girl

If you want this too, there are five types of professions that let you make travel part of your career: Digital Freelancers : Digital nomads have skills that can be done online. The post Working, Traveling and Living the (Nomad) Dream appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

Is the future of bosses in the “cloud”?


It doesn’t take much reading to determine that many people think the coming decade or more will be largely populated by independent contractors or solo entrepreneurs. I have written about this before in A Future Focus: A Generation of Entrepreneurs.

5 Things You Need Before You Start Your Own Business

Career Realism

Yes, you can make a physics-based game or turn your design talents into a freelance business, but you need to find some way of standing out from the pack. As an entrepreneur or small business owner, you become responsible for federal, state, city, business, and sales taxes.

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Elizabeth Warren Called Out the Gig Economy at the DNC


The movement of workers from full time middle or working class jobs to casual, part time and freelance work is in the news all the time now, but is an economic trend that has been building steam for decades. Full-time freelancers don’t have benefits.

Career news that will make you happy right now

Penelope Trunk

In fact, a few times I have not gotten paid as a freelancer because my invoice looked so not-invoicey. You can be a hipster entrepreneur without hipster instinct. Most of the time on this blog I focus on bursting bubbles.

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Knowing When It’s Time To Find A New Job

Career Realism

Like most entrepreneurs, prior to starting my own coaching and training company I had a 9-5 (or in my case, a 10-6). Even in these difficult economic times, a lot of professionals still would like to find a new job or strike out solo and put up their own shingle. I know.

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Skills That Give Women A Sustainable Advantage Over Men

Ms. Career Girl

For example, they often go freelance as it offers them more opportunities. According to UK dissertation , it has seen an influx of female freelancers in recent years, as the job offers them more flexibility. There are 63% of women of their freelance jobs against 37% of men.

Starting a New Career: Ideas and Options You Should Consider

Ms. Career Girl

Idea #5: Freelancing. You can pitch stories to publications, consult on design ideas or start your own freelance site building business. There are plenty of options for people who want to freelance and do the entrepreneur “thing.”

7 Life-Changing Job Trends You Need to Know About


The sooner professionals acknowledge that work today is a far more fluid concept and comes in different forms (contract, full-time, part-time, consulting/entrepreneur) one will be able to transition far more easily from one to the next. Welcome to the new Freelance economy.

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How To Start Your Own Business Relocation Company?

Career Alley

Are you one such budding entrepreneur wanting to experiment with something different and new? This phrase is certainly true in relation to business relocation as many ingenious entrepreneurs perceive the change of location to be a promising path towards growth.

Three Different Future Roles for HR


This will be greatly enhanced by technology which allows global sourcing of talented freelance labor. It is possible that in this world the HR professional themselves may be contract or freelance labor.

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Social Entrepreneurship Is On The Rise

Telecommuting Journal

MacKillop A social entrepreneur is a business owner who uses their business acumen to further some social cause. Social entrepreneurism is often thought to be limited to nonprofit organizations, but in fact a push toward “more-than-profit&# ventures is on the rise. That is, entrepreneurs are starting for-profit businesses that benefit both the owners’ personal wealth and social change. MacKillop, a serial entrepreneur with a J.D.

What’s Stopping You? 7 Start-Up Challenges Facing the Entrepreneurial Woman

Ms. Career Girl

Whether you have a big idea you want to turn into a big business or you’re a full time employee who wants to try to go freelance, if this is an idea that has been boiling in your mind, the question is: What’s stopping you ? Are you a female entrepreneur? The post What’s Stopping You?

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