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5 things I wish someone had told me when I quit my job to freelance - Business Insider  1 day, 4 hours ago


Business Insider

5 things I wish someone had told me when I quit my job to freelance
Business Insider
Just over a year ago, I quit my job as the Director of Communications at a luxury home-design retailer. I didn't leave for another position or to travel the world — I left to freelance write, edit, and consult. At the time, my only certainties were a

 

College Students And The Small-Job Economy - Forbes  4 days, 9 hours ago


Forbes

College Students And The Small-Job Economy
Forbes
The modern day economy is changing, and the jobs that used to be readily available for college students have shifted. This new economy is called a lot of things: the small-job economy, the freelance economy, the micro-gig economy. But there is a common 

 

“The future of work is freelance” and 10 other lessons from #TFOW2015 - Tech City News  6 days, 7 hours ago


Tech City News

“The future of work is freelance” and 10 other lessons from #TFOW2015
Tech City News
“People are loyal to their art and their skill – not their employer,” said chair Jimmy Kyriacou on opening the very first Future of Work event, hosted by WeWork Moorgate. “The future of work is freelance,” agreed Shib Mathew, CEO of freelance platform 

 

Freelance, Remote Work Part of New Office Reality - Memphis Daily News  1 week, 5 days ago


Memphis Daily News

Freelance, Remote Work Part of New Office Reality
Memphis Daily News
In its 2015 list of the top 100 companies to watch for remote jobs, FlexJobs looked at the job-posting histories of more than 30,000 companies last year. The report, released in January, revealed a 26 percent increase in the number of remote jobs

 

Five tool sets for scaling your freelance business into a full consultancy - Econsultancy (blog)  1 week, 5 days ago


Econsultancy (blog)

Five tool sets for scaling your freelance business into a full consultancy
Econsultancy (blog)
With freelance work slated to outpace full-time jobs by 2020, and with more than 53m Americans working on a freelance basis as of 2014, the opportunity is ripe for those interested in paving their own way. More companies are outsourcing their tasks to 

 

Changes at freelance site Upwork are frustrating some contractors - San Francisco Chronicle (subscription)  2 weeks, 4 days ago


San Francisco Chronicle (subscription)

Changes at freelance site Upwork are frustrating some contractors
San Francisco Chronicle (subscription)
His Mountain View company says it's the world's largest online freelancer marketplace, expecting over $1 billion in client spending this year. It has 10 million freelancers and 4 million clients, handling work such as Web and software development

 

Why College Students Should Give Freelancing a Try - Tech Cocktail  2 weeks, 6 days ago


Tech Cocktail

Why College Students Should Give Freelancing a Try
Tech Cocktail
The number of freelancers working at home continues to grow, and they are needed in a diverse mixture of industries, ranging from copywriters to insurance inspectors. The beauty of freelance work is that you can choose your hours and capacity, and it

 

Here's Why The Freelancer Economy Is On The Rise - Fast Company  3 weeks, 2 days ago


Fast Company

Here's Why The Freelancer Economy Is On The Rise
Fast Company
More than 150 WeWork partners offer services like human resources, web consulting, and accounting help—removing some of onus on freelancers to do everything themselves. And in case you think co-working spaces are an unnecessary luxury or just a 

 

8 Tips For Joining The Freelance Workforce | Bankrate.com - Bankrate.com  3 weeks, 5 days ago


Bankrate.com

8 Tips For Joining The Freelance Workforce | Bankrate.com
Bankrate.com
Meanwhile, another 14.3 million (27%) are "moonlighters," working on a freelance basis to supplement their income. And while it's true that many freelancers work on a temporary basis, the data show that temp workers account for only about 10% of the 
The Freelance EconomyHuffington Post
Leverage Technology to Run Your Freelance BusinessThe Economic Voice (blog)

 

How To Get A Freelance Writing Job In College If You're Serious About Becoming ... - Bustle  3 weeks, 6 days ago


Bustle

How To Get A Freelance Writing Job In College If You're Serious About Becoming ...
Bustle
Journalism has changed a lot in the last decade, and one of the biggest changes is the growing prominence of freelance writers. I started doing freelance work when I was just 19 years old and still at community college, and you definitely don't have to