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Silicon Valley’s Contract-Worker Problem

From NYMag  — I first heard the term “1099 economy” at this year’s TechCrunch Disrupt conference, where it…

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Employee vs Independent Contractor – Work at Home and set your own Schedule

From Computer Solutions — What I seek to do is highlight typical circumstances distinguishing the employed from…

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Freelancers increasing in numbers

From delmarvanow— Rhonda Adams writes:  “Years ago when I started my own small business, I’d bristle when…

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Freelancing: A Graduate’s Guide [INFOGRAPHIC]

via Freelancing: A Graduate’s Guide Related articles Freelancing after graduation? Here’s what to expect (thenextweb.com) 97% more college…

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Freelancing is feminist

From the Freelancers Union – Kate Hamill writes “Freelancing (and its sister path, entrepreneurship) allows women to…

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Freelance workers a growing segment of California economy – LA Times

From LA Times — ” [W]orkers in California and elsewhere aren’t so sorry to give up the traditional 9-to-5 working…

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The Shifting American Workforce: Growing Legions of Freelancers and Independent Contractors

From Inquisitr.com — “The freelance phenomenon may possibly be a result of shifting career attitudes held by younger…

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The Myth of Being a Successful Freelancer 

From Gene Marks on the Huffington Post –  “There was once a time when it was just…

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53 Million Americans Are Freelancing, New Survey Finds

From the oDesk Blog — “More than 53 million Americans are freelancing, according to “Freelancing in America:…

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Freelance Workers Are Our Future. So Why Are We Penalizing Them?

From New Republic —  Rather than second-guessing the relationships between businesses and independent contractors and meddling in their…

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Why I Believe In The Freelance Workstream

  From Forbes — The shift to freelancing is for sure a two-way street. Not only do…

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Freelancer: Our Goal: Meaningful Independence

From Freelancers Union—  There are definitely things to worry about for freelancers — quality health care, stress, getting…