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The U.S. Postal Service Just Got a Side Hustle Delivering Groceries. Do You Have Another Gig?
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The U.S. Postal Service Just Got a Side Hustle Delivering Groceries. Do You Have Another Gig?

Leverage the skills you have into some side income. Teach a course. Do something you know.
Meiko Patton
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7 Steps to Launch Your Freelancing Career Full-Time
Freelancers

7 Steps to Launch Your Freelancing Career Full-Time

Here's how you can prepare to dive into being your own boss for real.
Raubi Marie Perilli
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4 Reasons Outsourcing Is No Longer a Dirty Word
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4 Reasons Outsourcing Is No Longer a Dirty Word

Hiring freelancers and part-timers can be cost effective, efficient and less stressful that taking on full-time staff.
Matt Keener
How to Prepare for the Future of Work
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How to Prepare for the Future of Work

Employers can ready their companies and employees for the changes ahead in five critical ways.
Heather R. Huhman
5 Guidelines to Maximize Freelance Employees
Freelancers

5 Guidelines to Maximize Freelance Employees

Your business might be small, but its look and feel doesn't have to be. Hiring outside help is quick and effective.
Stephen Key
How to Hire a Virtual Assistant for Startup Success
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How to Hire a Virtual Assistant for Startup Success

People working remotely can save an entrepreneur time. It's up to you to screen and manage them to suit your needs.
Brad Hines
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Freelance Site Fiverr Raises $30 Million in a Play to Become the 'Amazon of Marketplace Services'
Freelancers

Freelance Site Fiverr Raises $30 Million in a Play to Become the 'Amazon of Marketplace Services'

The site, which started out as a quirky, $5-a-pop freelance marketplace, has beefed up its offerings.
Laura Entis
5 Reasons Why Zero-Hour Contracts Are the Future of Work
Entrepreneurs

5 Reasons Why Zero-Hour Contracts Are the Future of Work

Zero hour contracts, already common in UK and Europe, are likely to catch on in the US.
Maite Baron
3 Legal Precautions in Hiring Freelancers
Legal Issues

3 Legal Precautions in Hiring Freelancers

While those who work project by project are integral part of the U.S. workforce, a startup needs to take measures of protection.
Jaia Thomas
Employee or Contractor? Here's a Cheat Sheet on Classification. (Infographic)
Employees

Employee or Contractor? Here's a Cheat Sheet on Classification. (Infographic)

If you inadvertently classify an employee as a contractor in the hopes of saving money, you may be putting your business in serious danger.
Catherine Clifford
Want to Start a Business Fresh Out of College? Try Freelancing First.
Freelancers

Want to Start a Business Fresh Out of College? Try Freelancing First.

While being an entrepreneur can be thought of as a sexy career path, it can be tough. To test the waters, start out freelancing.
Peter Cannone
The Hottest Internet Jobs Right Now
Jobs

The Hottest Internet Jobs Right Now

Freelancer.com highlights five booming trends in Internet-related jobs.
Catherine Clifford
10 Steps to Creating a Business Persona Ready for Any Opportunity
Starting a Business

10 Steps to Creating a Business Persona Ready for Any Opportunity

If you feel your skills and ideas are not being utilized, perhaps you need to build yourself up with these tips.
Regina Anaejionu

How to Build a Great Team While Keeping Costs Low

Our expert advises a reader about how to hire smart on a budget.
Victor Hwang