Self-Employment

Self-Employment

10 Myths of Self-Employment You Need to Know Before It's Too Late

People who are self-employed must be unemployable, lonely and desperate. Or, not.
Working From Home

6 Obstacles to Working From Home Successfully

Some home offices are too distracting to allow productivity. Others are hermit chambers where people use work to escape from life.
Starting a Business

Know These 5 Realities Before You Take the Entrepreneurial Plunge

Being your own boss has an intoxicating lure but to succeed you have to stay clear headed.
Loans

How Business Deductions Could Keep You From Getting a Loan

Entrepreneurs looking to buy a home or take out a home equity line of credit may face some challenges.
Starting Up

Will Work for Praise! How Waiving Your Fee Will Grow Your Business.

The willingness to be paid in testimonials and referrals is good strategy when casting about for your first customers.
Entrepreneurs

The Rise of the iPro: Entrepreneurs on the Go

More and more employees are finding there's life beyond the corporate door.
Starting a Business

Study: It's Better to Start a Business While You're Still Employed Elsewhere

A new study finds that entrepreneurs who start companies while still employed at their day jobs are a third less likely to fail.
Economy & Small Business

Entrepreneurship Is Both Job Creator and Job Alternative

Sift the economic data and you find entrepreneurs are both seizing opportunity for themselves and creating it for many more.
Self-Employment

10 Pitfalls of Being Your Own Boss

Some things to consider before you jump to the other side -- you know, the one where the grass is always greener.
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.
Creativity

How to Be More Creative, Wherever You Work

One in three employed adults in the U.S. want to quit their job to pursue a more creative position. Here are five ways to get the creative juices flowing right now.
Starting a Business

5 Steps to Build a Creative Business from Scratch

Operating a business where your intellectual capital is your golden ticket requires a calculated approach.
Marketing

Find More Work With These 4 Pointers

Prevent a slow period by taking on more work than you need. Here are some suggestions to get there.

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