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First-Time Freelancers: How to Avoid 5 Common Mistakes

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Feeling an itch to do your own thing? This guide for first-time freelancers is sure to help… Whether you’re dreaming about being your own boss or want to start a side hustle, freelancing can be an excellent way to feel professionally satisfied and support yourself financially. Sure, striking out on your own is exciting. But it also comes with a handful of hurdles you’ll need to navigate as you get started. With that in mind, we put together a list of common mistakes first-time freelancers make — and, more importantly, how to avoid them. Read on to run your biz   

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#InternPro Chat: Old-School Loyalty: Obsolete or Key to a Great Career?

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Today, more than ever before, a job has become a transitory thing. After all, a volatile economy has changed they way we think about our career and our future.

So does that mean loyalty is a thing of the past?   

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Are You Prepared to Join the Contingent Workforce?

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For the past several years, thought leaders have discussed a critical change in the global economy: the move toward the “gig economy” or the contingent workforce.

Why? Because the returning health of the global economy has led to an increase in workers who prefer to retain more control over their careers…   

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5 Ways Freelancers are Transforming the Economy [Infographic]

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The Gig Economy may be in it’s infancy, but freelancers are already having an impact on the economy as they leave the traditional 9-to-5 workforce behind.

Read on to see how how your career might be affected as the Gig Economy moves from infancy to maturity…
   

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#InternPro Recap: How to Survive the Gig Economy

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BY 2020, nearly half of the workforce will not be employees. They will be contractors, freelancers and temp workers.

How do we handle this big change in the job market? What skills are required to go beyond adapt and survive – and all the way to thrive? Perhaps most important, where do so-called “giggers” find enough work to build a great career?   

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How to Survive the Gig Economy

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The freelance economy is in full swing, with some experts predicting that by 2020 freelancers will make up 40 to 50 percent of the workforce.

With the workforce evolving so quickly, how do we adapt and survive?   

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