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  • rsangeorge 3:49 pm on August 30, 2010 Permalink
    Tags: , , Self-Employment, working remotely   

    Avoid the "Free" in "Freelancing" 

    Some entrepreneurial students with the right skills are jumping into self-employment while still in school and/or are considering independent work as an option after graduation.

    The work ranges from freelance writing to web designing to IT programming — virtually anything that can be done working remotely.  If you are considering self-employment, here’s a good story from a New York-based business publication about the need be diligent about contracting.

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  • rsangeorge 9:35 pm on September 17, 2009 Permalink
    Tags: , , Self-Employment   

    Self-Employed Happy With Their Jobs 

    Considering being a freelancer or going into business for yourself?  Pew Research Center has just released an interesting study on job satisfaction of the self-employed.

    Nearly four-in-ten self-employed workers (39%) say they are “completely satisfied” with their jobs, compared with 28% of all wage or salaried employees. And only 5% of all workers who are their own bosses say they are dissatisfied with their employment situation, half the proportion of other workers who are dissatisfied.

    Read the full article.

     
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