• What to Think About When Going Freelance in Tech

    … Freelancing is a common, established and often successful way to work, particularly in the technology sector. A report by the Freelancers Union states there are 53 million freelancers in the US, resulting in a $715 billion contribution to the economy. The UK has over 6.6 million self-employed workers, according to the ONS. This global trend…

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

    …. Taking proficiency tests, such as the grammar and language tests, can help you find work, but finding work is not guaranteed. Cash in Those Favors People want to believe that they started their own home based businesses without any help. While this is true in some cases, it is much easier to start a business yourself if you have some help from…

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  • How to Engage More Clients from Freelance Marketplaces

    Freelancing becomes an exciting career when you know how to acquire new clients. The customers who value your efforts are ready to pay a premium for high-quality work and excellent customer service. Acquiring such clients is becoming more difficult due to stiff competition from freelancers across the world.

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  • 10 Things You Must Know Before Starting a Part-time Job

    … Part-time jobs are monetary way-outs for new mothers on sabbaticals, retirees wishing to stay in touch with the professional world and students- looking for earning some quick bucks. If you are working full-time, then a part-time opportunity can make your monthly bill payment drudgery tad easier. Thanks to the internet, you will get plethora…

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  • Six Easy Steps To Turn Your Part-Time Gig Into A Successful Freelance Career

    … Many of us dream of becoming our own boss someday, but the thought of leaving our set hours and salary is a daunting prospect we aren’t ready to entertain. The transition from full-time employee to freelancer can be a turbulent journey, and unless you’re lucky enough to have a list of clients secured, it is likely to take some time to get…

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  • LinkedIn ProFinder Gives a Boost to Freelancers

    …, I was intrigued. The article, LinkedIn Just Made a Savvy Business Move and Nobody Noticed revealed that LinkedIn had quietly launched a new service called “ProFinder.” It’s a freelance-for-hire marketplace. I’ve not seen much mention of the service on LinkedIn, nor have I received any announcement, but they’ve been beta testing it since October…

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  • New legal guidelines may impact many freelance employees

    … of Uber’s business, which makes them employees in the eyes of the law. If you need to staff up during heavy work periods, contract out support projects or tangential functions. Don’t use contractors for projects integral to your business. If you provide legal services, don’t use contract lawyers. Hire full-time lawyers and use contract paralegals…

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  • How Systems Can Help You Overcome Your Small Business Woes

    … Congratulations! You just got a new client. Now all you have to do is set up a contract, create an invoice – oh wait, you forgot to get their billing address – send the invoice, share payment options, collect the payment, set up a new project in your system, grant project access to your client… Ugh. After all of that, it feels like you’re already…

    Growmapin How To's- 20 readers -
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