Tag Archives: self-employment

A Freelancer’s Resolutions

One of my closest friends just passed away unexpectedly, and I have spent the past couple of weeks trying to process this news. I was going to try to write about her here, but my feelings about this are so … Continue reading

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7 Questions to Help You Build Your Ideal Freelance Business in 2013

One big benefit of freelancing is the control it gives you over all aspects of your life, from the projects you do every day to how you schedule your personal time. But, as I’ve learned in five years of freelancing, … Continue reading

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You’re a Job Creator, Too

Sometimes, running a one-person business can be a bit isolating. While we hear a lot of buzz about fast-growth companies creating jobs,  one-person operations tend to get short shrift. The media tends to overlook the fact that most businesses are … Continue reading

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Five Questions To Prepare Yourself For Self-Employment

If you’re considering bailing on your corporate job, here are five questions to ask yourself. The answers will help you prepare for the move. It’s unlikely you’ll be able to earn enough as a freelancer to live on for at … Continue reading

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Ready To Quit Your Job? Read This First

Lots of people are unhappy at work these days. If you’re among them, you may be wondering if it’s time to ditch it all and finally start that home-based catering business or consultancy that’s been in the back for your mind … Continue reading

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Study Shows Self-Employment Is Growing

You know you’re part of an important trend when experts start coming out with annual surveys on it. MBO Partners just released its second annual report on independent professionals, the State of Independent Workers in America, and the findings show … Continue reading

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99 Weeks of …. Insanity

The New York Times just ran a cover story called “Long-Term Jobless Regroup to Fight the Odds,” looking at how a group of employment-seeking professionals in California, have been gathering weekly in a group called Experience Unlimited to stay motivated … Continue reading

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