Freelancing pays big: New study finds 3.7 million Australians now freelance - Anthill online  1 day, 10 hours ago

Freelancing pays big: New study finds 3.7 million Australians now freelance
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Ask me about freelancing. I'm a freelancer, and you're reading these words because of Elance, the company this article is about. Yup, Anthill found me on Elance, so I'm living proof that it works, and works well. But, you don't have to take my word for

 

The 10 highest-paid jobs you can do from home - Yahoo Finance UK  1 day, 14 hours ago


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The 10 highest-paid jobs you can do from home
Yahoo Finance UK
The number of people working from home has surged in recent years. The economic downturn, coupled with changes in work patterns, means that freelancers have become the fastest growing group in the UK labour market. There are now 4.2m home 

 

New Kiwi app designed to boost work for freelance workers - Voxy  4 days, 13 hours ago

New Kiwi app designed to boost work for freelance workers
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An ex-special forces soldier looking for ways to help his grandmother find work has created a new app, designed to connect freelance workers with local people looking to outsource work. Former NZ Commando Desmond MacPherson has launched app Qwik 
New Kiwi app makes it easy for job seekersTechday NZ

 

Tips on finding that elusive work-life balance 5:47 - NEWS.com.au  1 week ago


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Tips on finding that elusive work-life balance 5:47
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A new survey by freelance marketplace Elance-oDesk has suggested that 30 per cent of the Australian workforce, or 3.7 million people, undertake some sort of freelance work. According to its analysis — assessing general income ranges and the number of 

 

How to Turn a Freelance Job into a Full-Time Career - The Fiscal Times  1 week, 5 days ago


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How to Turn a Freelance Job into a Full-Time Career
The Fiscal Times
The labor market may be improving, but it's still very much an employer's market. Even with hiring on the increase, the number of new full-time jobs being created continues to lag. This is partly why a third of workers are now freelancers, according to

 

How to use the internet to find freelance work - lovemoney.com  2 weeks, 6 days ago

How to use the internet to find freelance work
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For freelancers, it's an easy way to reach a huge audience of potential employers. When you register you'll need to create a profile and list your relevant skills. People in need of a worker will then post a job they need doing, and if your skills

 

Netherlands – Contract and freelance work on the rise, but changes ahead with ... - Staffing Industry Analysts (subscription)  3 weeks, 1 day ago

Netherlands – Contract and freelance work on the rise, but changes ahead with ...
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Mr den Ronden also expects there to be a further increase in the number of companies hiring freelancers and contract workers: “As of January 2015, the first phase of the Work and Security Act will start to come into force. Many people are not fully

 

The Freelance Economy Still Runs on Word of Mouth - blogs.hbr.org (blog)  3 weeks, 2 days ago

The Freelance Economy Still Runs on Word of Mouth
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We may well be entering a new age of work, in which tasks can be sliced into bite-sized chunks and allotted online to freelancers all over the planet. But we're not quite there yet, according to a new survey conducted for MBO Partners, which provides 

 

'Solopreneurs' Redefining Work - BusinessNewsDaily  3 weeks, 4 days ago


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'Solopreneurs' Redefining Work
BusinessNewsDaily
The research defines an independent worker as anyone over age 21 who describes his or her job status as independent consultant/contractor, self-employed worker, freelance worker, temporary worker, fixed-term contract worker, on-call worker or small 

 

Considering Freelance Work? 5 Tips to Maintain Your Financial Health - NerdWallet (blog)  on 30/9/14


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Considering Freelance Work? 5 Tips to Maintain Your Financial Health
NerdWallet (blog)
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