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    • How to Effectively Transition from a Corporate Career to a Freelance Career

      How to Effectively Transition from a Corporate Career to a Freelance Career February 22, 2017 By Dana Davis Leave a Comment More people than ever are making the transition from working at a company to working for themselves in a freelance career. Some of these freelancers set up an LLC, but in actuality they are working for themselves rather than being part of a larger company.

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    • What to Consider if Relocating for Your Freelancing Career

      Have you ever considered relocating to another area to benefit your career? What about another country? My family has actually relocated a few times, so we have some experience with what that’s like. It has been quite fun, but it also comes with its challenges. It is helpful to be as prepared as possible. Managing your expectations is also important.

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  • Ladder Life Insurance Makes It Easy to Protect Your Loved Ones

    … Ladder Life Insurance CEO Jamie Hale says, “Life insurance sits at the intersection of financial savviness and love.” At 11 years of age, Hale’s father passed away, leaving two sons and a widow. But because his father had planned for such an eventuality, the family didn’t have to fear losing their home or leaving their community. Insurance tends…

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  • Setting up Your For Hire Page: Do’s and Don’ts

    … (5-7) and interlink them. Pretty soon these will become the most trafficked pages on your site. Then link from here to your For Hire page. Credentials – how do I trust you? Ask your colleagues, friends and others for recommendations. If you’re new to blogging, look for ways to generate goodwill (e.g. ghost write a set of posts, design graphics…

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  • 5 Steps That Will Improve Workplace Productivity and Efficiency

    … “People are definitely a company’s greatest asset. It doesn’t make any difference whether the company’s product is cars or cosmetics. A company is only as good as the people it keeps.” – Mary Kay Ash, founder, Mary Kay Cosmetics Running a business successfully is a lot more than just tallying up the monthly balance sheet or having a great-looking…

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  • 4 Ways to Protect Your Intellectual Property as a Software Company

    … You are a small business owner, nowhere near the level of Apple or Google. So you don’t believe your brand requires a tremendous amount of protection. But your thoughts could never be more wrong. The logo that you created, the brand that you are developing, the concepts and software that you are producing—they all have value that is worth more…

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  • Tips for When You Return to Work After an Addiction

    … writer and financial analyst. With over 15 years of experience in global finance and an MBA in economics and management, Luis’s areas of expertise include business, marketing, communications, personal finance, macro economics, stocks and emerging markets. …

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  • Why You Should Not Allow Workplace Gambling

    … seeking. Besides gambling’s potential to be addictive, it is also important to be aware that many states place legal restrictions on betting. So the facts that gambling is unprofessional behavior, could be seriously harmful to employees, and could lead to legal trouble for your company are all good reasons not to tolerate workplace gambling. Watch…

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  • Life Insurance Advice from Four Famous Professionals

    … Life Insurance Advice from Four Famous Professionals August 4, 2016 By Dana Davis Leave a Comment So you already know you need a policy, but what do the financial experts have to say about why you need one and the types of coverage available? Check out this life insurance advice from leaders in the financial industry. Then get on with your…

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  • Why Many Schools Don’t Offer Degrees in Sales

    … Sales occupations will grow by 5% by 2024. Whenever you are looking to hire someone for your sales team, the chances are you look at the person’s education. You want to know what they’re made of. But rarely will you see anyone with an actual sales degree. Ask around the office and it’s highly unlikely that anyone will have any form of sales degree…

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  • Richard Branson’s Method To Make More Money By Doing Less Work

    … Yes, you read that headline correctly. I know that the statement: “Make More Money By Doing Less Work” stands against conventional entrepreneurial advice: “You need to be working 14 hours days, everyday” “Holidays! What’s a holiday?” “I got 3 hours of sleep last night, whilst I was listening to an audiobook” And, don’t get me wrong, you…

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  • Online Reputation Management Risks for Solopreneurs

    … will fall for you. This is where we speak of Self Management. Opportunities arise if clients are happy; and word of mouth travels fast in the business world. Take into account that a great impression sells more than an ad. The Threats Out There Last but not least we speak of threats. One of the most important departments in any company is the Legal…

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  • Should Working Professionals Take Time to Go Back to School?

    … Should Working Professionals Take Time to Go Back to School? November 4, 2015 By Dana Davis Leave a Comment It used to be that a single bout of education could carry a professional for a single career. After all, it’s not like the average education is short. From kindergarten through a masters or doctorate, most professionals spend a minimum…

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  • 6 Reasons Why Freelancers Should Join

    … Ever wonder why freelancers keep finding the opportunities? Probably, because they believe there are opportunities. They work from home, offices, and almost from anywhere. Do you think it’s an easy job? Uggh, It’s not a job – It’s a lifestyle. People call it business. Don’t ever call it just a fun thing to do… Don’t. People strive. Try…

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  • Inspirational Investment Professionals

    … You may be a novice investor, or a more experienced one seeking expert advice – whatever your status it is worth taking the time to discuss your investment preferences with an experienced specialist. There is always the element of luck of course – being in the right place at the right time, with the right product. Here are a few interesting…

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  • Developer Salaries: How to Maximize DevOps Income #careers

    … Incapsula just released their DevOps Salary Survey 2015: Facts About DevOps Careers and Salaries. Developers already working and anyone considering a developer career can gain valuable insights by downloading the full DevOps Salary Survey here. Why Analyze the DevOps Salary Survey Data? The information given by employed developers provides…

    Gail Gardner/ Growmapin How To's- 18 readers -
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