Ranks of Freelancers Growing

Cindy Krischer Goodman at the Post and Courier in Charleston recently wrote, “As times get tougher, many are turning to freelancing and contract work, transforming a trend that was once a lifestyle choice into a matter of economic survival.”

She goes on to say, “For some, the stigma of working at home as a free agent has them mumbling apologies. But more and more, people who are willing, or forced, to give up the benefits of a 401(k) or corporate-sponsored health insurance are getting comfortable shunning the pointless meetings and annoying office politics”

Many people, Kate told her, are sick of the rat race and they discover (freelancing) as a way to take control of their lives. Sure you may work longer hours

Working freelance can be just as full time as any other job. In fact, freelancers often work longer hours, but you can do it on your own terms, and that’s what counts.

Ranks of freelancers growing.

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