Careers That Don’t Require You To Work A Regular 9 to 5

Many people around the world seek for that little bit more than just a regular 9-5 job. That might be because you want to travel the world, or even because you want to settle down and have a family, with the option of being at home as much as possible. This doesn’t have to mean … Continue reading “Careers That Don’t Require You To Work A Regular 9 to 5”

5 Tips for New Freelancers When Working With Small Business

I started my online wine club, called Uncorked Ventures about (amazingly) 9 years ago.  Over the years, I’ve hired freelancers for any number of jobs. Many of my experiences with freelancers have been positive.  A few of them though were frustrating because I felt like the freelancer didn’t have realistic expectations for my small business. … Continue reading “5 Tips for New Freelancers When Working With Small Business”

Broke College Kid to Freelancer in 8 Months

My story begins in July of 2017. This was the point where I decided to give up my career in Software Engineering. I didn’t enjoy the field, and the hate for my work was causing all of the other aspects of my life to turn grey. So one day, I just said: “I’m done.” The … Continue reading “Broke College Kid to Freelancer in 8 Months”

7 Tools You Need to Bring Your Freelance Career into the 21st-Century

A 2017 study predicted that within ten years—or sooner—the majority of the US workforce will perform freelance work. The pool of freelancers is steadily increasing as perceptions of freelance work become more positive and as it becomes easier to find work online. Undoubtedly the rise of the internet as well as other technologies and tools have … Continue reading “7 Tools You Need to Bring Your Freelance Career into the 21st-Century”

7 Uncommon Freelance Jobs for Millennials and Gen Z

Modern technologies keep advancing all the time. Therefore, career opportunities are immense nowadays. It is worth mentioning that freelance work is becoming increasingly popular. Currently, the number of self-employed workers among Millennials has extremely raised and by 2020 around 40 percent of workers in the United States are expected to be independent contractors. If you want … Continue reading “7 Uncommon Freelance Jobs for Millennials and Gen Z”

How to Start Your Freelancer Career?

In 2010 the software company Inuit conducted a research about the U.S. Workforce. According to its results, by 2020 above 40% of the U.S. workforce will be freelancers. It’s more than 60 million people. The freelance movement is growing and powerful. In 2014, 33% of the U.S. workforce tried freelancing within the year. Why Is … Continue reading “How to Start Your Freelancer Career?”

A Quick Guide to Getting Certified When You Work Solo

To be self-employed, whether you are working at home or traveling, is no longer news in this age. Still, there are many perspectives that we can touch on for the benefit of beginners and advanced solo workers alike. Our chosen topic today focuses on the advantages and process of getting certified. Why get certifications? Industries … Continue reading “A Quick Guide to Getting Certified When You Work Solo”

How to Handle Your Finances as a Freelancer?

If you’re a full-time freelancer, you can enjoy a great freedom which many others don’t have. With this, though, comes a big responsibility: you have got to pay great care and attention to your finances and cash flow. Freelancing’s popularity is at an all-time high, as more and more people want to ditch a 9 … Continue reading “How to Handle Your Finances as a Freelancer?”