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9 things you should do to step up from a freelancer to an agency

Most freelancers would not like to end their careers as a freelancer. A natural transition generally observed is going from a freelancer to an agency. Freelancing comes with a lot of freedom. Freedom about working on your own terms, choosing your schedule, your office, etc. A freelancer is largely on his or her own. However, […]

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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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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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Academy of Art University: How an Art & Design Degree Closes the Skills Gap and Fills the Employment Void with Freelancing

Share Tweet Share Share Freelancers are changing the course of the economy during this unpredictable time. Self-employed freelancers of all trades from photography to illustration, to graphic design, are utilizing this time to their advantage through innovation. According to a recent report shared by Upwork , freelancer income contributes to almost $1 trillion or 5% […]

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Top 7 Advantages of Hiring Remote Freelancers

Top 7 Advantages of Hiring Remote Freelancers

Top 7 Advantages of Hiring Remote Freelancers Since the invention of the fax machine, workers have been able to work remotely. In the 80s, there was a small contingent who crusaded the effort but, ultimately, adoption was quite limited. With the invention of the internet, instant communication across long distances became possible. Still, businesses were […]

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Making the leap from freelancer to small business entrepreneur

Making the leap from freelancer to small business entrepreneur

Increasingly, the USA is a nation of freelancers. In fact, according to some figures the number of people making their living through freelance work rose. However, the time may come when the nomadic life of a freelance worker begins to tire, and you find yourself thinking about taking a step that will allow you remain […]

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