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. This sidebar, however, comes with a very real caveat, which is to say that employers have found out the benefits of forcing their workers to accept freelance contracts, which takes away serious financial and human service obligations associated with hiring employees.

HR Trails Almost Everyone Other Career Related to Freelancing - Let's Discuss.

The HR Capitalist

If we're no longer in the peak economic cycle and over 30 million Americans have hit unemployment since mid-March (WTF, and the number is likely much bigger if you count all the underutilized employees that companies are holding onto via cash reserves and stimulus programs like the Payroll Protection Act), it seems like a good time to talk about freelancing, because all of us might need an alternative source of income at some point in the near future. Welcome to the recession, team!

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9 Essential Apps for Freelancers

Ms. Career Girl

The post 9 Essential Apps for Freelancers appeared first on Ms. According to Forbes, more than one third of US workers are freelancers now. That’s 53 million Americans, some of which freelance exclusively, with others moonlighting in freelance jobs. Freelancing is, in itself, more respected nowadays as a career path, with 65% of respondents to a Freelancers Union survey. The post 9 Essential Apps for Freelancers appeared first on Ms.

Why Your Should Support Your Employees Side Hustles


Business Life freelance moonlighting side hustleLately, I’ve been giving a lot of thought to the workplace world, its culture and workplace expectations from our bosses, peers, and society in general. As young children, we are taught to pick and specialize in one job that we will work in for the rest of our lives. We work hard to generate wealth […] Source.

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How To Finance Your Career Change: The Complete Guide (With Real-life Stories And Honest Numbers)

Career Shifters

From AirBnB to freelancing on, pet-sitting to eBay, there are countless ways to make small amounts of cash, especially if you get creative – and they don't have to take up a lot of time. Once you have a couple of easy wins, you'll feel more confident going after bigger-ticket mini-gigs like freelance work online. Moonlighting. Top strategies for moonlighters. Moonlighting takes a lot of time and energy. Moonlighting.

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Hate Your Job?


However, the Internet also affords the talented and the entrepreneurial spirit more opportunity than ever to start your own business, or at least freelance until something full time comes up. Use your talents and the Internet to get some freelance work. Get this by freelancing. Set up a free web site and moonlight. If there is anything that the recent recession and debt crisis have taught us, it is that no job is worth wasting your life over.

Jobs For Older People


It is no big leap to join a writing website or freelancing service and apply their skills and knowledge to moonlighting. Most older people want to feel busy at home, and the best way they can do that is to monetize their wisdom and start writing as freelancers in their spare time. Older people are ideally suited for jobs on the Internet.

Is Penelope Trunk Feeding Gen Y “Career Crack”?

Ms. Career Girl

I myself am a compulsive job hopper, but I’m also a freelancer turned entrepreneur and I can do whatever the hell I want I wouldn’t, however, recommend it for the stereotypical job seeker (which I think encompasses much of Trunk’s audience).

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wee answer Wednesday — 7 short answers to 7 short questions

Ask A Manager

You can certainly tell your boss that you were approached about this and are interested in doing the work, but I’d be prepared for your boss to be less than thrilled about you essentially undercutting the company and moonlighting for a client. What should I charge as a freelancer? In a nutshell, I was approached by someone I don’t know via LinkedIn with a freelance proposal. It’s wee answer Wednesday — seven short answers to seven short questions.

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something cool and free for you

Ask A Manager

I think you could put anything you want in those boxes — unemployed, freelance, or whatever seems right. update about the coworker moonlighting as a hooker is a contract position worth the risk?

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short answer Saturday: 6 short answers to 6 short questions

Ask A Manager

For example; when I do freelance training I make sure that THEY pay for the printed materials, the price of photocopying training manuals/handouts is NOT included in my fee. (I’d These are just a couple of the “touchy&# issues that I have run into as a freelance trainer.

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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. update about the coworker moonlighting as a hooker is a contract position worth the risk?

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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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