What Six-Figure Earning Freelancers Do Differently Than Everybody Else

What Six-Figure Earning Freelancers Do Differently Than Everybody Else

Unsplash/BrookeCagle There’s never been a more advantageous time to work for yourself. Rates of people becoming self-employed keep accelerating , and that trend can’t be fairly evaluated without also considering the environment it was born in. The digital age has designed an unprecedented landscape in which visibility, marketability and moving product has never been easier. […]

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Universities Are Preparing Students For The Gig Economy And The Future Of Work

Universities Are Preparing Students For The Gig Economy And The Future Of Work

Universities have often offered courses teaching students how to navigate the workplace and manage their careers. Now, we’re starting to see some of these courses focus on teaching students how to best participate in the gig economy . While the majority of students are interested in pursuing traditional, full-time jobs with a steady employer once […]

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How a law aimed at Uber and Lyft is hurting freelance writers

How a law aimed at Uber and Lyft is hurting freelance writers

FILE – This Wednesday, June 21, 2017, file photo shows the building that houses the headquarters of Uber, in San Francisco. Uber acknowledged more than 3,000 sexual assaults occurred during U.S. Uber rides in 2018, the company said in a long-awaited safety report. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File) In September, the left-leaning media website Vox ran […]

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Feeling down at work on Blue Monday? Freelancing could be the answer

Feeling down at work on Blue Monday? Freelancing could be the answer

New research from IPSE (the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed) has been published ahead of Blue Monday. Research from IPSE (the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed) ahead of Blue Monday, shows freelancers are overwhelmingly happy with self-employment. Three out of four (77%) freelancers said they were happy with working for themselves, […]

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How To Ensure A Smooth Onboarding Process For Freelancers

How To Ensure A Smooth Onboarding Process For Freelancers

Over the past few years, the gig economy made its breakthrough into the business world. Companies are increasingly outsourcing their work, and traditional, full-time employment is making room for temporary and flexible jobs. Almost 90% of Americans would consider freelancing or work independently, as opposed to full-time employment. However, if you act towards freelancers like […]

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Suit filed against California law affecting freelancers

Suit filed against California law affecting freelancers

The American Society of Journalists and Authors filed suit Dec. 17 against the state of California to stop a new law from “violating the Constitution and devastating the careers of freelance journalists such as writers and photographers,” the organization said. Assembly Bill 5, which took effect Jan. 1, caps journalists at 35 pieces of content […]

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