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44% of freelancers go back to work within month after childbirth, Japan survey shows - The Japan Times  40 minutes ago


The Japan Times

44% of freelancers go back to work within month after childbirth, Japan survey shows
The Japan Times
Female corporate employees are eligible for child care benefits and exempted from paying social insurance premiums while on maternity leave. As no such benefits are available for freelance workers, many see the need to go back to work shortly after

 

Photojournalist Lionel Fluker's work celebrated in Oakland exhibit about gun violence - East Bay Times  3 hours, 57 minutes ago


East Bay Times

Photojournalist Lionel Fluker's work celebrated in Oakland exhibit about gun violence
East Bay Times
Former Tribune freelance photographer Lionel Fluker. (Nick Lammers/Staff Archives). A computer engineer, Fluker was also a prolific freelance photographer for several Bay Area publications, including the Oakland Tribune. Fluker's daughter, Dominique

 

4 Reasons Freelancers Are the Right Choice for Strategic, Niche Projects - Business 2 Community  6 hours, 38 minutes ago


4 Reasons Freelancers Are the Right Choice for Strategic, Niche Projects
Business 2 Community
In the same way outsourced financial services can bridge the gap between the expenses associated with traditional employees and expertise that is not needed regularly, freelancers across all industries can present a cost-effective, strategic

 

A Journalism Golden Age? Not Just Yet: Behind a Funder's Critical Support for Freelancers - Inside Philanthropy  8 hours, 58 minutes ago


Inside Philanthropy

A Journalism Golden Age? Not Just Yet: Behind a Funder's Critical Support for Freelancers
Inside Philanthropy
Last year, the foundation announced support for five journalism outlets: ProPublica, the Center for Investigative Reporting, Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, Future Media Group, and Northeastern University. At the time, I noted that

 

Send Your Kids to Day Care if You Work From Home - Lifehacker  1 day, 8 hours ago


Lifehacker

Send Your Kids to Day Care if You Work From Home
Lifehacker
If you decide as a family to invest in day care tuition, that's because it lets you, the freelance or part-time worker, keep your career going. If that's a thing that makes sense for your family, then you work that into your family's budget. If it

 

The number of Americans working for themselves could triple by 2020 - Quartz  1 day, 20 hours ago


Quartz

The number of Americans working for themselves could triple by 2020
Quartz
Self-employment is no easy career route—but the idea has gotten more popular of late thanks to the modern economy's splintering of traditional jobs into freelance work and temporary work, and to the come-and-go roles of the gig economy. Despite its

 

How Leading Companies Work With Freelancers on High-Security Projects - Business 2 Community  4 days, 12 hours ago


How Leading Companies Work With Freelancers on High-Security Projects
Business 2 Community
... “checks and balances” of clearance and responsibility. For example, when engaging freelancers through Upwork Enterprise, clients can tag projects with custom fields to designate security classification. Based on the security risk of the project

 

The Importance of Work-Life Balance as a Freelance Photographer or Videographer - Fstoppers  4 days, 13 hours ago


Fstoppers

The Importance of Work-Life Balance as a Freelance Photographer or Videographer
Fstoppers
A lot of us love freelance life simply because it's not the corporate grind. And while that's a great perk, one benefit of the corporate life is a (normally) clear delineation of where work ends and life begins. This great video examines finding that

 

These Counterintuitive Money Management Strategies For Freelancers Really Work - Forbes  3 weeks, 2 days ago


Forbes

These Counterintuitive Money Management Strategies For Freelancers Really Work
Forbes
It may be a freelance economy, but the unfortunate truth is that many gig workers aren't saving enough for the future. Over 40% of people who are self employed don't have retirement savings. The top reasons cited for this was lack of income

 

Looking For Freelance Work? Here Are 50 Companies Free Agents Love - Forbes  3 weeks, 6 days ago


Forbes

Looking For Freelance Work? Here Are 50 Companies Free Agents Love
Forbes
Then you'll want to to check out the highest-ranking firms in the new 2018 Best Companies to Freelance For Awards list published by the freelance payment and management platform Kalo. The top 10 are 1. Airbnb, 2. Amazon, 3. Walmart, 4. Google, 5. Ideo