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5 Steps to Freelancing for Underemployed Self-Starters

small business tips If you’re unemployed—or underemployed—you need a roadmap for finding your way toward lucrative opportunities. Despite the current economic situation, there are ways to earn more income or start a new career. All you need is a game plan for highlighting your skills, sourcing high-paying gigs, handling your finances, and becoming your own […]

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How to negotiate a better freelance rate, without negotiating

Photo by mentatdgt from Pexels If you’re a freelancer, the chances are that the prospect of negotiation fills you with dread. When we hear that word, a pretty clear and consistent picture is conjured, and it goes something like this. You state your price, they laugh and counter with something far lower, you gulp and […]

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How to Become A Successful Freelance UX Designer — CareerMetis.com

Are you looking to become a freelance UX designer? Well, that’s a great decision. Working as a freelancer comes with many perks, including flexibility, job security, freedom, and control. But being a freelancer doesn’t mean you get an avalanche of projects just by screaming , “I am a freelance UX designer. Give me some work.” […]

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CareerGig Offers Freelancers Health Insurance and Benefits

CareerGig Offers Freelancers Health Insurance and Benefits

CareerGig Offers Traditional Benefits for Freelancers As the U.S. unemployment rate remains high, CareerGig, an online SaaS-based platform launched today offering affordable insurance for freelancers. The platform also provides access to available freelance gigs and contract projects at top companies looking for candidates. On the hiring end, companies that sign up for the service will […]

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New website connects independent specialists directly with businesses in response to evolving PR/comms needs

A new freelancer platform specifically designed to offer businesses access to a more flexible communications workforce, has launched today. Founded by London-based freelance PR professional Sarah Paterson, CommsPeople was established after Sarah posted on social media that she was working on an idea that might help other freelancers who found themselves struggling to find work […]

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Tips on Starting a Freelance Career While Studying in College

College life is exciting and hectic for students since there is so much to do with a tight budget. Being broke in college can be frustrating since you are independently managing your finances. Holding a full-time job might also be tricky because of long class hours. Fortunately, freelancing can help you kick start your career […]

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Call it gig, freelance, whatever — a guide to finding project work

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced entire employee populations to work from home. And as workers settle into that rhythm, it is uncertain how many will actually need to report to the office five days a week after a coronavirus vaccine is found. (Dreamstime/TNS) As the unemployment rate approaches 14%, older workers are suffering disproportionately in […]

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