Freelancers

Careers

The Portfolio Life: A Surprising Route to Job Security

What if -- instead of thinking of your life's work as a monolithic activity -- you chose to see it as a complex group of interests, passions and activities?
Freelancers

Hacking Elance: How to Make Money Freelancing

You -- yes, you! -- can help someone with the skills and knowledge that you already have.
Ready for Anything

Why You Should Constantly 'Fire' Yourself and Your Employees

With limited resources, your company doesn't have time for those tasks that can and should be automated or offloaded.
Freelancing

Converting Your Freelance Hobby Into a Viable Business

These five tips will help you launch the career of your dreams.
Freelancers

Everything You Need to Know About Hiring a Freelancer

Before you hire a freelancer, it's good to understand what you're getting into and how to navigate through the process with less frustration and uncertainty.
Freelancers

3 Steps for Getting Over Your Fears of Starting a Freelance Business

Selling your skills directly to customers instead of an employer is scary, until you remember you are already paid for what you know how to do.
Solopreneur

The Difference Between a Solopreneur and a Side-Gigger (Infographic)

30 million people - young and old, men and women, part-time and full-time -- work as freelancers or independent workers in America.
Consulting

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.
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.
Outsourcing

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.
Trends

How to Prepare for the Future of Work

Employers can ready their companies and employees for the changes ahead in five critical ways.
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.
Hiring

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.
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.
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.
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