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Contractors Can Collect Unemployment

Did you know that independent contractors, freelancers, and temps can, in some cases, collect unemployment? I sure didn’t until read this New York Post story by Sheila McClear. Say you’ve been working as a contractor with BigExpensiveStuff Inc to develop and implement a new marketing strategy. Times have been tough for BigExpensiveStuff over the past […]

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Freelancing Advice at

Ariana Green wrote a great article about freelancing in the Harvard Business Review today. Of course, we may be a bit biased given that she included some of our words of wisdom, but really, it’s well worth reading. For the novice freelancer, starting with online job boards makes sense, says Kate Lister author of Undress […]

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Freelance Success Factors

The folks at oDesk are once again doing their excellent job of sharing. Last month they compiled and published a list of the top 100 freelance blogs on the web (yeah, of course we were among them). Now, based on a panel survey of their top programmers, designers, virtual assistants, and other contract providers, they’ve […]

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