Category: Freelancing

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U.S. gig workers get support from private companies, but public policy lags

From VentureBeat, Hussein Ahmed reports that the European Union has adopted regulations with rights for gig workers and…

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Should Your Independent Contractors Have Cyber Insurance? 

MBO Partners provides excellent guidance on whether independent contractors should have cyber insurance. Setting insurance requirements for…

Side Hustling on the right side of the law
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How to Avoid Legal Disasters at Your Side Hustle

These days a side job is easier than ever to get started. There are a variety of…

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The 5 Surprising Traits That All Great Entrepreneurs Share

Written by Patrick Foster Entrepreneurs are a diverse lot. Some are young and some are old, some…

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How to Survive Life as a Freelancer

While freelancing offers enormous freedom, it’s not without its own difficulties. While many freelancers love the flexibility…

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What Exactly Is Indemnification, And How Does It Affect A Freelance Contributor?

From Forbes, Art Neill discusses an indemnification clause in a writer’s freelance agreement but the advice is valuable…

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Uber CEO Eyes ‘Portable Benefits’ For Drivers reports that Uber is considering offering portable benefits to its drivers: Uber’s CEO revealed that the…

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Senator Warren, Give Freelancers A Voice In The Accountable Capitalism Act

  From Forbes, Jon Younger makes an argument that freelancers should be given a seat at the table…

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Independent workforce continues to grow, generating $1.3T in revenue 

From HRDive, Valerie Bolden-Barrett discusses the recent report from MBO Partners that shows independent workers contributed $1.3 trillion to…

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New Data: Six-Figure Freelancing Is On The Rise

  From Forbes, Elaine Pofeldt discusses the increase in the number of independent workers earning more than…

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Infographic: The state of independent workers 

  From BenefitsPro, Emily Payne shares an infographic with terrific information from MBO Partners The State of Independence in…

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Are independent contractors a smaller percentage of workers? BLS data in context

  Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) provides excellent comments about the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) recent data…