FlexJobs Names Top Career Categories & Companies for Freelance Jobs

Ms. Career Girl

workforce currently freelance. Boulder, CO, March 12, 2018 – According a survey from FlexJobs, freelancers enjoy work on average more than their non-freelance counterparts. To demonstrate the various opportunities in the freelance job marketplace and help freelancers connect to jobs they enjoy, FlexJobs has identified the top 10 career categories and the top 30 companies hiring freelancers so far in 2018. The Top Five Careers For Freelance.

15 Companies Hiring Freelancers in 2017

Ms. Career Girl

The post 15 Companies Hiring Freelancers in 2017 appeared first on Ms. The freelance economy continues to grow, and these companies have hired the most freelancers this year. Boulder, CO, April 3, 2017 — According to a survey of over 3,000 professionals, 44 percent of workers expressed interest in freelance work as an appealing work schedule and 26 percent identified themselves as freelancers. Senior Project Manager. Work Companies Hiring Freelancers

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How to Get from College to Career: Advice from Lindsey Pollak

Water Cooler Wisdom

Since 2008, job openings are much more scarce so I added a lot more advice on alternatives to full-time employment, such as freelancing, post-college interning and taking on project work. Generalists are out; specialists are in – even at the entry level. The Student Jobs Portal is a collection of all entry-level job postings on LinkedIn.

2012 65

What are the Options for a Graphic Design Career?

Career Alley

At the same time, graphic designers can get profitable employment in publishing and illustration, while exploring the opportunities presented by television work and freelancing. Entry level design work for computer and web companies are generally expected to be able to produce basic animation and other forms of design, and to contribute a strong knowledge of HTML and coding. Freelancing. Training in graphic design can lead to a wide range of different jobs.

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10 Q&As You’ve Always Wanted to Ask a Remote Job Career Coach

Ms. Career Girl

The top career fields for remote jobs are: Computer & IT Medical & Health Project Management Sales Accounting & Finance Customer Service Marketing. Remote jobs also span career levels.

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5 Hot Jobs for 2015 and Beyond

Career Alley

Following are five careers that are projected to have the highest percentage growth through 2022 (per the Bureau of Labor Statistics). Industrial-Organizational Psychologists : This career tops the list with a projected growth rate of 53% and a current median salary of over $83,000 per year. Home Health Aides: With a projected 48% Growth Rate and a median salary of $20,820 per year, this job is worth considering.

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Top 100 Companies to Watch for Remote Jobs in 2019

Ms. Career Girl

10 of the fastest-growing remote career categories are Math & Economics, Insurance, Nonprofit & Philanthropy, Mortgage & Real Estate, Marketing, Engineering, Project Management, Science, Legal, and Pharmaceutical. FlexJobs is the leading online service for professionals seeking telecommuting, flexible schedule, part-time, and freelance jobs. FlexJobs has released its annual list of the Top 100 Companies to Watch for Remote Jobs in 2019.

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Creative Careers: A Guide to Job Opportunities in Design

Career Alley

In House vs. Freelance. Will you go it alone as a freelancer? As a freelancer, you can be much more flexible with your hours and workload. Artworker positions are the ‘entry-level’ design jobs. With a few years creative experience under their belts, mid-level designers have much more freedom than artworkers. They take a much more active role in custom design projects, and liaise fully with clients – whether they’re part of a team or a freelancer.

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The Top 10 Low-stress Jobs

Career Alley

Level of education required: Doctoral degree. Level of education required: Bachelor’s degree. Level of education required: Master’s degree. Level of education required: Doctoral degree. Level of education required: High school diploma. Level of education required: Professional certification. Level of education required: Bachelor’s degree. Freelance Writer. Flexible work hours and the ability to choose projects are the pros of this job.

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Internships: Good Way to Boost Your Career or Financial Suicide?

Ms. Career Girl

There are plenty of other entry-level jobs in your field that you can apply for. If your current internship is full time, then look into working as a freelancer so you can decide your own hours. There are many jobs that can be done by freelancers and you may find one that helps boost your resume even more! That is, unless, you already have a part-time or freelance gig that you know will supplement your income completely.)

Where Do Financial Advisors Work in 2021? | Only The Best

The Corporate Con/noisseur

An entry-level financial advisor works under a supervisor who guides them on the daily duties of an advisor. In the recent past, another sector has cropped up in the financial advice sector, freelance financial advisors who can work from anywhere in the world. 0% Post Content.

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Professional Resume Writers and Their Magic Wands

Blue Sky Resumes

Today I’m working on a fantastic project. If you’ve freelanced while working full-time jobs, I can bring that freelancing to the forefront. If you’ve taken college classes, I can write about your college design projects. Goals have to be realistic and clients may have to work their way into a chosen field with baby steps, or entry level positions, just to get the experience.

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Real Career Girls: Meet Stacey Cavanagh, Head of Search at Tecmark

Ms. Career Girl

Back in 2009, I was doing a lot of freelance copywriting and this question of ‘optimisation’ for content kept coming up. I went freelance so I was working for myself. But I really thrive in a team environment and freelancing didn’t offer me that. Entry-level roles are highly competed for. SEO or PPC) and to have run your own little project on the side.

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5 Tips To Land A Work From Home Job

Career Realism

You need to ask questions about upcoming projects and really try to understand the big picture for the company. About FlexJobs: FlexJobs is the leading online service for professionals seeking telecommuting, flexible schedule, part-time, and freelance jobs. Many think that working from home could be a dream come true. Who isn’t interested in being in your pajamas all day and making your own work schedule? There are many perks to finding a job that allows you to work remotely.

5 Things My Internships Have Taught Me

Tim's Strategy

A few of those starting points are an entry-level job, freelancing, or internship. My time at Meals-On-Wheels taught me how to think about social media on a business level rather than a personal level. Teamwork is such an important aspect of running successful company and my internships have taught me how to do this on a business level. Numbers 1-3 (above) help give you the confidence to believe in yourself and your skill level.

In Tomorrow’s Job Market, It Will Be All About You

Corn on the Job

Geordie McClelland is the CEO and Founder of t heThings.biz , an online career advancement service designed to help entry-level job seekers find work at companies where they are best positioned for success. As our economy starts to improve and hiring stubbornly picks up, one part of the economy is growing faster than most others – the freelance economy.

2014 59

it’s your Friday good news

Ask a Manager

I also figured that I would have to go back to entry level jobs, making coffee, franking mail – nothing wrong with doing that to start out, but I’ve done my time. Recently my company offered my CV to an organisation that’s got a very interesting project.

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ResumeBear Tips For “2012? New Grads on Linkedin

Resume Bear

Take advantage of resources just for new grads: LinkedIn has recently spiffed up profiles for new grads, allowing users to list projects, honors, organizations, and even courses that you’ve taken in college, all relevant experience that can help you stand out and get connected with more people. Creative Portfolio Display: If you’ve worked on a lot of projects in college, this app is a great way to showcase your work and show your connections (and potential employers) what you’re all about.

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???? How To Get a Sweet First Job After College or University

JobMob

Any job that comes up, take it, especially if it’s an entry-level role at a place company that you are dying to work for and will get you in the door. Freelance writers are big now, and there are many online positions for those that are diligent in looking for them. Maintained monthly and quarterly revenue figures utilizing Excel to compare quarterly and yearly revenue amounts for profit projections. Passed all your courses?

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Recruiters: Red Flags to Watch Out For

The Undercover Recruiter

Of course you’ll be an asset to the company and can provide leverage on a certain project. A number of people might be looking at resumes, from an entry-level recruiter to the CEO depending on the job description. Unless the job applicant is a freelancer or business owner, there should be dates that make sense on the application. Whether you’re looking for a job or in charge of filling a position, there are a few key red flags to be aware of.

2013 65

How to Find Jobs in The Digital Economy

JobMob

There should be a minimum of five entries in each segment. Browse LinkedIn profiles of Database Administrators, write down if the skills they have, and try to find a commonality in terms of entry-level jobs these people had. Redesign your resume focusing on that entry-level role and update it as you learn new skills. Each day I would read a few pages, follow along with examples and create my own projects at the end of each chapter.

pink hair at a job interview, coworkers who don’t knock, and more

Ask a Manager

Is it reasonable to expect a multi-year commitment for an entry-level job? The problem is that the job she’s hiring for is very entry-level. This past year at my company, there was a huge influx of last-minute, tight-turnaround, requires-weekend-work projects.

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???? 25 Ways to Breathe Life into a Painfully Long Job Search

JobMob

17) Start freelance consulting as soon as possible. Let employers see what you can do by working in a temporary job capacity for them or on a per-project basis. Otherwise, you can always take notes or record the interview on your cellphone and then hire a freelance writer to finish the article for you. Even entry-level jobs can be used to springboard you back up the ladder again. If you're sick of looking for a job, this is for you. Photo by Alex Siale.

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returning to work after being a stay-at-home-mom

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: There are some high-level MBA type moms who have made a business giving career advice for moms who want to “relaunch” themselves back into the paid workforce. I am just wondering if you agree with this advice, which includes unpaid internships and per-project contract work, on the basis that getting a foot in the door of a company is going to be extremely difficult unless you have a champion on the inside.

2013 65

25 Ways to Breathe Life into a Painfully Long Job Search

JobMob

Let employers see what you can do by working in a temporary job capacity for them or on a per-project basis. Otherwise, you can always take notes or record the interview on your cellphone and then hire a freelance writer to finish the article for you. Even entry-level jobs can be used to springboard you back up the ladder again. How to shake yourself from the daze of a long job search and start getting conclusive results.

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6 Things I Wish I Knew About Job Search In College

Career Realism

You can post your updated profile, any of your work/projects, as well as recommendation from your ex-bosses or teachers. In return, let them know you are available for an unpaid internship or for some freelance work. Most employers want to see some sort of experience prior to hiring you even for Entry Level positions. I remember my senior year in college like it was yesterday.

2013 87

here’s an example of a great cover letter

Ask A Manager

Here’s some background from the writer before we get to the letter itself: I’ve been out of work (but doing freelancing) for the last several years since my company closed. My background is in marketing communications and project management. Recently I came across a posting that sounded absolutely fantastic, except that it was obvious they were looking for an entry-level/newbie type who wasn’t going to expect to be paid very much.

negotiating pay when filling in for a maternity leave, bankruptcy cooties, and more

Ask A Manager

We just work in the same office and collaborate on several projects. I’m in an entry-level role at my company due to a poorly-executed career change, so I’m older than the colleagues at my level. Well, it’s very unlikely that they’re going to pay someone currently in an entry-level role anything even approaching $70K more. References when you’ve been a freelancer. It’s five answers to five questions.

3 Steps To Branding Yourself For Career Success

Career Realism

Progress leads to the coveted freelance gig, the hot club’s stage, the entry-level position with serious growth potential, and eventually to the corner office (or the awards podium or to whatever else is your ultimate goal). Taking this to a non-performer level, if you’re a comic book geek, you want to work at a comic book company or a company that makes movies or games based on comic books, or a company who wants to get into the world of comics and comic-based properties.

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applying for a full-time job and asking to work part-time

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: Last night I went to bed feeling secure in my newly-undertaken adventure as a part-time freelancer who recently left an unfulfilling full-time job in the wrong city and the wrong working culture to pursue my field in greener pastures. This morning I woke up to an ideal-but-awkwardly-timed job posting for an entry-level position I’m eminently qualified for at a company I’d already mentally ear-marked as a good potential future employer.

2015 29

when is it time to admit that you can’t do a job?

Ask a Manager

After six months of job searching and freelancing, I started a position far more senior than I expected (think Assistant Director of a particular area of my organization’s work). It’s not directly managing anyone, but I direct and organize contractors to deliver projects, often working on the design myself. It requires creativity, tact, good judgment, and a level of autonomy that frankly I’m not capable of (yet).

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3 Steps to Branding Yourself for Career Success

Career Realism

It’s is traction that leads to progress that leads to the coveted freelance gig or the hot club’s stage or the entry-level position with serious growth potential and eventually to the corner office or the awards podium or to whatever else is your ultimate goal. How can you take that to the next level? If you are a performer, you create music or act in projects that are reflective of your brand and speak to your audience.

2012 87

my new employee says he won’t help a coworker, my boss suggested I cry, and more

Ask a Manager

At the time he was hired, we were filling two roles, one at mid level and one at entry level, and they both started last week. He did not interview well enough to earn the mid-level position, but we offered him the entry-level role as we thought he’d be a good fit and he accepted. I had them doing initial training together, as the technical skills are the same, but the higher level candidate has soft skills that this disgruntled employee lacks.

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3 Steps To Branding Yourself For Career Success

Career Realism

Progress leads to the coveted freelance gig, the hot club’s stage, the entry-level position with serious growth potential, and eventually to the corner office (or the awards podium or to whatever else is your ultimate goal). Taking this to a non-performer level, if you’re a comic book geek, you want to work at a comic book company or a company that makes movies or games based on comic books, or a company who wants to get into the world of comics and comic-based properties.

2013 63

50 Funniest Short Job Descriptions Ever | JobMob

JobMob

— August 4, 2007 # 5 Have sex with your wife: Tennis Instructor Comment by Greg March — August 6, 2007 # 6 Nerd Herder & Geek Wrangler: IT Project Manager Comment by JR Fent — August 6, 2007 # 7 [.] Submitted by Autumn St John Study: Professionalism “less than desired&# in entry-level employees Submitted by Katie Farrell Loyalty at Work Submitted by Ron Machol Could Your Career Survive Being Juan-Williamsed?

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manager is on maternity leave and I’m overwhelmed, a company told me they’d call the police if I contact them again, and more

Ask a Manager

Not only has my work load doubled, but people are treating me like I’m in a leadership position (I’m entry level). ” It’s not really networking, because we work on two vastly different levels, but it doesn’t feel quite social because he has expressed interest in hiring me away from my current firm when/if a position becomes available. Interviewer asked me if each of my freelance projects was as a 1099 or W2.

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

Penelope Trunk

And don't forget the entry-level people who look like they couldn't help anyone. Posted by Chris on July 30, 2010 at 7:32 am | permalink | Reply You didn't write this explicitly so can I just add that good interns/entry-level workers are friends with all the other good interns/entry-level workers? I've been a successful freelancer for 20 years, and I've had 2 staff positions, both of which were dismal.

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bizarre recruiter calls, how to get informational interviews, and more

Ask A Manager

This is for an entry-level financial advisor role.” It strikes me as a very ineffective way to go about recruiting, even for entry-level positions. She hasn’t had a chance to present me to her client yet because they had a board of directors meeting immediately followed by a time sensitive project that needs completion, so hiring for this position has dropped lower on their priority list.

2013 59

50 Great Marketing Twitter Feeds

Resume Bear

Almost every Twitter user is selling something, even if it’s only a belief or an image they want to project. Internet Marketing: Need some advice for a project, like how to craft a catchy message or create a slogan? AlbanyClericalJobs: With a wider range of jobs than the name implies, this feed tweets about job openings like marketing analyst entry-level marketing in the Atlanta area. Marketing is everywhere.

how to talk about past jobs as a former sex worker

Ask a Manager

Some of this is targeted to interviews specifically, but much of it works for non-interview conversations as well.). • “I would suggest keeping some freelance work as a side gig. I freelanced copywriting at night while my kids were small and I spent the day raising them.

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my coworker is annoyed that I read out loud, taking an admin job to get a foot in the door, and more

Ask a Manager

I work in public relations and marketing (entry-level) but have administrative/reception experience and am looking to switch jobs. Checking up on a payment from a freelance client. In spring, a nonprofit I’ve been involved with asked me if I could help them with some projects. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. I read my work out loud, and it’s annoying a coworker. I recently started a job in a place where there’s like 50 cubicles.

2015 27

Maximizing Crunch Time: Five Tips for those about to Graduate

Ms. Career Girl

Requested Experience” isn’t set in stone, and you don’t have to limit yourself to ONLY entry-level work. I’m living proof as I am one of the least experienced people in my department in terms of years, but my banking/finance experience, attitude and ability to take on extra projects and get things done quickly appealed to them. Moved out after being home for 6 months with no “real&# job and not too much freelance work. Career Girl Marketing to Gen Y Women.

2010 134

short answer Saturday: seven short answers to seven short questions

Ask A Manager

Whether he was poorly recruited or made claims he couldn’t deliver, it soon became clear that he was having difficulties with working at the level he was expected to perform. The work that he was meant to deliver was poor and as his line manager decided to let him sink, he was getting noticed for all the wrong reasons at the board level. These recommendations have ranged from verbal suggestions on simple formatting changes to formal written project improvements.

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