Category Archives: Freelance

5 Steps to Turn Your Side Hustle into a Full-Time Career

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This month marks the one-year anniversary of owning my own business. I started a marketing agency after working in the private sector for five years.

The best part: the firm emerged from a side hustle while working a full-time job…   

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W2 or 1099: The Pros and Cons of Working as an Independent Contractor

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While traditional employee positions are certainly common, in a variety of career paths, freelance or independent contractor work is a typical arrangement.

From taxes to benefits, here we break down the pros and cons of accepting a position as an independent contractor…   

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How to Start a Freelance Business While You’re Still Employed

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Even though I’d followed the tried-and-true freelancing advice, I felt woefully under-prepared for what was to come.

To avoid making the same mistakes I did, here’s what you should do to set up your freelance business while you’re still employed…   

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A Brief Glimpse Into the Freelance Mind [Infographic]

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Welcome to the gig economy. The realities of the way we do business today often make it more profitable for companies solve problems with project-based, contract work. As a result, opportunities for freelancers have grown significantly. But it takes a certain kind of person to succeed as a freelancer. It’s not right for everyone. A quick look into the freelance mind could help you determine if freelance work is right for you.   

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Freelance Jobs: 9 Unconventional Web Sites to Find Your Next Gig

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Anyone who seeking freelance jobs knows that being able to find consistent, quality work is pretty darn essential to, you know, not having to pull a Fantine from Les Mis. But finding freelance jobs can be hard, which is why good resources are always needed.

Luckily, now freelancers can find work because of a because of the many gig websites available…   

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Remote Work: The Answer to Your Job Search Dilemma?

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Considering working from home but don’t know where to start? Today, we’ll be answering some of the most common questions posed by remote work newbies.

Through the answers, see if this kind of work environment might give you the work-life you’ve always wanted.   

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