4 Situations Where the Difference Between Being an Employee and an Independent Contractor Matters

On the face of it, the difference between a traditional employee and independent contractor may seem minimal, as oftentimes, employees and independent contractors work side by side, with little distinction or difference in job duties. However, the differences between the two, carry substantial financial and legal personal benefits and consequences. Understanding the differences, benefits, and … Continue reading “4 Situations Where the Difference Between Being an Employee and an Independent Contractor Matters”

5 Reasons Why You Should Consider Becoming a Web Entrepreneur

The digital age has brought along a myriad of new occupations and opportunities, opening doors for people around the world to do the things they love and actually make a living from it. With the rise of web entrepreneurship, an artist can live from their art by catering to a global community just as well … Continue reading “5 Reasons Why You Should Consider Becoming a Web Entrepreneur”

Have You Got What It Takes to Be Your Own Boss?

Have you ever dreamt of being your own boss? Of ‘sticking it to the man’ and deciding your own hours, your own salary, and your own job role? The freedom to make your own rules and take charge of your own working life is hugely appealing, and it’s easy to see why. Just imagine it: … Continue reading “Have You Got What It Takes to Be Your Own Boss?”

Health and Fitness for Freelancers

Freelance writers are notorious for hunkering down at their computers for hours at a time, often forgetting to take time to do “healthy stuff” during the day. Working from home is a rather sedentary lifestyle, so it takes effort to stay fit. A lot of attention is given to people working 9-to-5 jobs and the … Continue reading “Health and Fitness for Freelancers”

#43- Understanding the Gig Economy with Robert McGuire from Nation1099

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 27:23 — 25.5MB)Subscribe to The CareerMetis Podcast iTunes | Android | Email | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSSRobert McGuire is a business owner from New Haven, Connecticut. He operates the McGuire Editorial Content Marketing Agency in which he helps B2B and SaaS companies create … Continue reading “#43- Understanding the Gig Economy with Robert McGuire from Nation1099”

5 Reasons against Starting A Working from Home Career

Yes, telecommuting or working from home has its perks, for instance, you can manage both work and family. And you can work according to terms and conditions. But there are a lot of reasons, which will not be helpful in longer terms. Many freelancers love to be at home and enjoy their career, and some … Continue reading “5 Reasons against Starting A Working from Home Career”

5 Tools for Finding an Office Space for Freelancers

Plenty of freelancers operate remotely to reduce their overhead expenses and lessen the time it takes to get things going. Most, if not all, of them use online platforms to overcome the distance barrier – allowing them to communicate with distant clients and collaborate with other freelancers as if they’re in the same building. Thanks … Continue reading “5 Tools for Finding an Office Space for Freelancers”

5 Tips to Nail Your Career as A Freelance Marketer

People may invest in different kinds of business but they all have that one common need – and that is marketing. No matter what business it is, marketing is a crucial element that businesses need in order to grow and be successful. And did you know that not all businesses have their own in-house marketer? … Continue reading “5 Tips to Nail Your Career as A Freelance Marketer”

5 Main Reasons to Quit Your Job and Start Working On Your Own

Quit your job. Chase your passion. Follow your dreams. Live your life to the fullest extent. These apparent cliché pieces of the suggestions are repeated again and again whenever you go through any inspirational websites or motivational blog, right? Have you ever imagined why is this so? Well, it is because all these words mean … Continue reading “5 Main Reasons to Quit Your Job and Start Working On Your Own”

Freelancing & Freedom! The Facts

It seems that the trend of making your own work is the preferred option for many of us nowadays. And with good cause, the amount of people heading into self-employment or entrepreneurial endeavors are higher than ever before, and the trend will just continue the more people are becoming more dissatisfied with their jobs, or … Continue reading “Freelancing & Freedom! The Facts”