Freelancers aren't slackers! The New York Times gets Portland — and ... - Salon  17 hours, 43 minutes ago


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Freelancers aren't slackers! The New York Times gets Portland — and ...
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In 2013 my husband had a salaried position and did some freelance work — freelance work he has been doing for the past 10 years — on the side. In 2014 he quit the salaried job to pursue freelance full-time and is making roughly three times what he

 

Considering Freelance Work? 5 Tips to Maintain Your Financial Health - NerdWallet (blog)  1 day, 13 hours ago


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Considering Freelance Work? 5 Tips to Maintain Your Financial Health
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Moving from employment to freelancing doesn't only require a shift in office locations, but a shift in finances. It's a risky venture, but an increasing number of Americans are taking the plunge, and for many, it's paying off. If you're considering a

 

Freelancers are on their own, but they're not alone - OCRegister  5 days, 3 hours ago


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Freelancers are on their own, but they're not alone
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That count is a little deceptive, as it includes 14.3 million people who moonlight on top of a day job and 5.5 million temp workers, in addition to those who identify themselves as freelance business owners, independent contractors or diversified workers.
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5 Surprising Facts About Freelance Jobs Today - Huffington Post  5 days, 8 hours ago


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5 Surprising Facts About Freelance Jobs Today
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Over one third of the U.S. workforce are now freelancers, according to a recent survey. Think about that--34 percent of people working in America right now are freelancing, working contract positions for one or more clients. What we used to think of as

 

After Foley, Sotloff Beheadings, AFP To Reject Freelance Work From Journalists ... - International Business Times  1 week, 5 days ago


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After Foley, Sotloff Beheadings, AFP To Reject Freelance Work From Journalists ...
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Agence France Presse announced it will no longer accept freelance work from journalists reporting from war zones that the news agency deems too dangerous. The new policy follows the high-profile beheadings of U.S. journalists James Foley and Steven 
Stokes: Freelance Reporting: A Dangerous OccupationCT Post

 

AFP Says It Will No Longer Accept Work From Journalists Who Travel To Syria - Huffington Post  2 weeks ago

AFP Says It Will No Longer Accept Work From Journalists Who Travel To Syria
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Agence France-Presse said Thursday that it will "no longer accept work from freelance journalists who travel to places where we ourselves would not venture." The organization said that it hopes the new regulation will help to protect its reporters and
News agency rejects freelancers in Syria after Foley killingThe Hill

 

Freelancing Is On the Rise, But Is It Right For You? - Parade  3 weeks, 1 day ago


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Freelancing Is On the Rise, But Is It Right For You?
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According to a new survey commissioned by Freelancers Union & Elance-oDesk dubbed “Freelancing in America,” freelancing is on the up and up. The survey polled 5,000 Americans adults who all had done paid work in the past year. According to the report 
Freelancers Are Changing the Western WorkforceCrowdsourcing.org

 

Freelancing in a War Zone: Hazardous Work, Low Pay, Few Benefits - NBCNews.com  3 weeks, 2 days ago


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Freelancing in a War Zone: Hazardous Work, Low Pay, Few Benefits
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The abductions and killings of James Foley and Steven Sotloff in Syria captured America's attention, but the dangerous conditions and low pay that today's freelance war correspondents face rarely make headlines. These journalists and their advocates

 

From Full-Time To Freelance: How To Make The Leap - Forbes  3 weeks, 3 days ago


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From Full-Time To Freelance: How To Make The Leap
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Four out of five non-freelancers say they would be willing to do paid freelance work, and 36% of moonlighters say they would like to quit and freelance full-time, according to a new study by The Freelancers Union and Elance-oDesk, a platform that
America is Turning into a Nation of Freelance WorkersMotley Fool
Goodbye Traditional 9-to-5? 1 in 3 Americans Are FreelancingMadame Noire

 

1 in 3 Americans Work on a Freelance Basis - TIME  4 weeks ago


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1 in 3 Americans Work on a Freelance Basis
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53 million Americans, or 34% of the U.S. workforce, said they engaged in some form of freelance work in the past year, according to a survey conducted by Freelancers Union and Elance-oDesk, an online job market that matches freelancers to employers.
Freelance: Increasingly It's How America WorksAOL Jobs
More Than A Third Of U.S. Workers Are Freelancers Now, But Is That Good For ...Forbes
Elance-oDesk report says 34% of US workers freelanceStaffing Industry Analysts (subscription)
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