Category Archives: Freelance

Formula for Success: How to Calculate Your Freelance Rate [Infographic]

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Choosing the right rate will make it easier to achieve your target salary while also considering other expenses you might not think of when quitting your job.

This infographic from Creative Live serves as an easy worksheet can help you do just that…   

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Boon or Bane: Is Freelance Freedom the Answer for You? [Infographic]

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The freedom of working from home, at your own pace, and choosing your own hours tempts many of us. But is freelancing right for you?

Perhaps the time has come to evaluate the pros and cons of the freelance life…   

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5 Side Hustles Easily Turned Into a Full-Time Career

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Ask someone ten years ago about side hustles and you’d be met with looks of bemusement. You’d perhaps hear hushed whispers asking earnestly if it’s some kind of street scam.

Fast forward to the age of the millennial and the uncertain economic situation. Now, side hustles mean a lot of people are leveraging their skills as part of the gig economy…   

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6 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Accepting a Contractor Position

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Contracting is a lucrative career choice — and definitely more than the “temp gig” friends and family might make it out to be.

But before you accept a contractor position, make sure you consider these six things first…   

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The Top Remote Work Trends of 2018 (And How They Affect You)

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There’s been a 115% increase in telecommuting over the last 10 years, and 43% of the U.S. workforce currently performs remote work to some degree.

So what’s the forecast for 2018? What does it all mean for current and aspiring freelancers and flex workers?    

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Actual Freelancers Tell You How to Be a Productive Freelancer

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One of the hardest things for me about being a productive freelancer? Time management.

Working from home can bring a lot of distractions, and when I starting freelancing full-time almost six months ago, I had a tough time getting down to work…   

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