Freelancing

7 Amazing Steps to Finding Your Soulmate

By: Ida Home<p>What is true matching about? It is about people that seem to be made for one another. But this may become a deceiving matter because …

Relationships

6 Job Seeking Lessons Learned from the Life of a Freelancer

<i>As a freelancer for two years now, I’ve learned a lot of job seeking lessons. Welcome to my life… and to being a forever job seeker!</i><p>I’ve now …

Employment

Gig Economy: Why HR Needs to be in Charge

As the number of freelancers your organization engages increases, there’s almost a direct correlation in the decrease in visibility. It becomes more …

Human Resources

Freelancer launches global Enterprise platform

The ASX-listed freelancing marketplace says its vendor management system enables organisations to oversee their workforce in real-time.<p>Online …

Crowdsourcing

Misclassification of Independent Contractor is Violation of NLRA, ALJ Rules

The misclassification of an independent contractor is an unfair labor practice under the NLRA, according to Administrative Law Judge Dickie …

Law

Writing Advice: 4 Tips for Using Reddit as a Freelancer

How to use a troll site to find writing advice, prompts, and gigs.<p>When I first heard of reddit, I avoided making an account because a few friends had …

Social Media

Woman dies in Forney after she's run over by her own car

A 73-year-old woman died early Monday when her car ran over her in Forney.<p>It's not known why Ruth Brown got out of her vehicle before the accident …

Texas

How Companies Can Overcome The Gig Economy's Compliance Hurdles

Contingent workers, freelancers, moonlighters, temps, third-party consultants, human cloud workers — whatever you call its participants, the “gig economy” is thriving. Some 83 percent of executives in a recent survey said they plan to increase their use of contingent, intermittent or consultant …

21st Century

4 Ways to Earn Respect as a Freelancer

StartupStockPhotos / Pixabay<p>The freelance lifestyle is a great one. However, there have been times I didn’t feel completely respected. That feeling …

Careers

Employee or Independent Contractor?

This question today comes up in many contexts. The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, an intermediate appellate court, in <i>D&R Construction v.</i> …

Law

Here’s How Much Freelancing Pays Now — It’s More Than a Typical 9-to-5 Job

And it's for a range of jobs.<p>Thinking about freelancing? Turns out, it pays great.<p>Freelancers in the U.S. make an average of $31 an hour, which comes …

Career Development

Start your own: 8 personal business ideas to explore

If you have been thinking of finally launching your own business or you are considering dipping your toes in the gig waters by picking up a little side work, now is the perfect time to set yourself up for financial independence in 2018.<p>Own the rest of this year and start working toward your dream …

Money

4 Tips for Finding Freelance Work

Raises aren't what they used to be, and neither is job security. For these reasons, some workers turn to freelancing. If you're looking to supplement …

Employment

My Bronze Health Insurance Premiums Will Cost $6,967.20 in 2018

Photo credit: Clever Cupcakes, CC BY 2.0.<p>Last night, I visited Healthcare.gov and signed up for 2018 Affordable Care Act health insurance.<p>The …

Insurance

Why Your Footer Isn't Meeting eCommerce Site Standards

By Lexie Lu<p>Have you thought about your footer lately? Your website footer may be much more important than you realize. Web designers tend to focus on …

Web Design

Gigs Gone Wild: Could Blockchain Make Freelancing the Norm?

If blockchain, the technology behind cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, takes off, it could move peer-to-peer “employment” to the next level, making it …

Bitcoin

Homeworker shocked to learn not everyone browses porn while working

<b>A HOMEWORKER has been shocked to discover that not all jobs are done while simultaneously browsing pornography.</b><p>Nathan Muir, a freelance graphic …

British Humour

How to find your dream job before Christmas

This might sound like a tall order given that there are four weeks between now and Christmas but finding a new job, I can assure you, is a totally …

Employment

Cats Are Actually Bread

German-Japanese artist Mikiko has developed a scientific study that proved her cat is actually bread. Documenting her findings, she created a series …

Cats

BRIEF-Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers To Conduct Retirement Auction For Mid-Ohio Contracting

Nov 30 (Reuters) - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Inc RBA.TO :<p>* RITCHIE BROS. AUCTIONEERS INC - TO CONDUCT RETIREMENT AUCTION FOR MID-OHIO CONTRACTING …

Retirement

How to Get the Respect You Deserve as a Freelancer

No job is perfect, and freelancing poses its own unique set of challenges.<p>This story originally appeared on Skillcrush<p>The life of a freelancer is one of flexibility and freedom. You can set your own hours, choose your own clients and be your own boss. And with all of the perks of working remotely …

Employment

Freelancing. Working Full-Time. Building A Business. Which One Is Right For Me?

Throughout your career, you might find yourself pondering these questions:<p>What do I want to do with my life?<br>• How do I align my passions with my career?<br>• What kind of work style is right for me?<p>On one hand, you might like to work for a great company, but on the other, you have thoughts of starting your …

Careers

Manshen Lo's Narrative Illustrations

In 2015, Manshen Lo graduated from the animation program at the Royal College of Art and in the time since then, she’s been directing animated short …

Animated Movies

Youth’s new sensation, freelancing

LAHORE: Punjab’s youth countering the unemployment stepped in freelancing world to earn money and support their families and to become self-employed …

Molecular Biology

6 Steps to Building a Successful Freelance Career

Be your own boss by becoming a freelancer.<p>Freelance business is one of the most sought after businesses in the world today. Are you considering becoming a freelancer? Here are six steps that can help you make the jump.<p>1. Make a decision and stand by it<p>The first step to building a successful …

Small Business

55 Free Ways To Find Leads For Your Freelance Business

Marketing your freelance business can be a challenge. Sure, you hear about the most effective strategies, but they all require a financial investment to start. You’re just trying to land clients, not market a 7-figure business.<p>Luckily, there are a lot of ways you can find leads for your freelance …

Digital Marketing

5 freelancers share how to thrive in the gig economy

We’re at odds with the paper-chase culture here in Singapore, where you go to school for a number of years, attain a coveted paper qualification, and …

Careers

Resources for writers - Lisa Mikulski - Writer

As I began rebuilding my writing career here in the States, there were a number of things I needed to do in order to better position myself for …

Writing

Surprising facts about the freelance economy, and how to get started yourself

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>The majority of the U.S. workforce will be freelancers by 2027. That mind-blowing …

Business

What Freelancers and Other Professionals Are Reading on LinkedIn | LinkedIn Marketing Blog

Here’s the third edition of the LinkedIn Content Insights Quarterly. This report uses LinkedIn data to examine what kinds of content LinkedIn members …

Artificial Intelligence