Month: October 2015

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British Swim School Opens in Westford and Bedford

A good friend of mine, Tapanee Thompson, and her husband have become entrepreneurs and recently opened a…

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The Beauty and Madness of Freelancing 

From Visual.ly, Thomas De Vos published this infographic:  The Beauty and Madness of Freelancing.  He writes: The…

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10 Productivity Apps Every Freelancer Needs

From 99u, Allison Stadd shares her recommendations on 10 apps that freelancers need.  Her list includes apps…

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Stride Health – The Independent Worker’s Health Insurance Guide

From Stride Health, Noah Lang offers advice for independent workers on purchasing a health plan.  Noah provides 6…

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Work From Home Jobs: Why So Many Freelance and Won’t Quit 

From DC Inno, Brian Warmoth discusses a recent survey commissioned by the Freelancers Union that shows, among other things, that…

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Reuters Journalists Launch Class Action for Misclassification 

WorkCompCentral reports that Reuters journalists have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that they were misclassificed as independent…

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What kind of people actually make a living as freelancers?

From Boston.com, Justine Hofheer shares information about a new report on LinkedIn that provides insights into the professions…

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Seattle proposes alternative collective bargaining law for cab drivers 

From Lexology,  Matthew D. Austin and Lindsay M. Bouffard report on proposed legislation that would allow taxi drivers working…

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10 Reasons You’re Ready To Freelance Full Time 

From Inc., John Boitnott discusses 10 reasons you might be ready to be a full-time freelancer.  In…

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Protecting the rights of the digital workforce in the ‘gig’ economy

From Phys.org, Joseph C. Davis discusses the growth of the gig economy and the development of platforms…

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7 Tips for Managing Freelancers and Independent Contractors

From Harvard Business Review, Amy Gallo provides excellent advice for managing freelancers and independent contractors.  She recommends…

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Are Freelancers Happier Than Full-Time Employees?

From the National Journal, Alexia Fernández Campbell discusses the growth in the number of freelancers and some of the…