6 Questions to Ask Before Accepting Freelance Work

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Freelancer

Wednesday, May 27th, 2020

6 Questions to Ask Before Accepting Freelance Work

Freelancing is seemingly the way of the future seeing as how 86.5 million people are expected to be freelancing in the U.S. by the year 2027. Freelancers also often earn up to 70% more than traditional workers who do the same jobs. That said, freelancing is not all unicorns and roses. It can be challenging […]

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4 Small Ways to Stay Fresh When Working from Home

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Business Tips, Freelancer

Friday, April 24th, 2020

4 Small Ways to Stay Fresh When Working from Home

Working from home can be awesome: more freedom, lunch from your own fridge, conference calls in your sweats. And it was a little more fun working from home when everyone wasn’t doing it (COVID!). But what happens when it isn’t awesome anymore? When you’re slogging through long, lonely working hours from a single room in […]

Staying Focused when Working from Home

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Freelancer, Productivity

Saturday, April 4th, 2020

Staying Focused when Working from Home

Working from home can be pretty sweet—no long and lousy commutes. You can work around your preferred schedule. And, you don’t need to be concerned about distractions like talkative and sick co-workers. At the same time, remote working does come with its own set of challenges. I’m talking about interruptions friends, family, neighbors, and pets, […]

12 Tips for Motivating Your Remote Team

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Business Tips, Freelancer

Monday, March 23rd, 2020

12 Tips for Motivating Your Remote Team

Even before COVOID-19 forced more people to work from home, there was already a surge in working from home. In fact, from 2005 – 2017, there was a 159% increase in remote work. That figure would come out to roughly 3.4% of the population. And while that’s all well and good, for both your productivity […]

Work With Contractors? Here’s How to Motivate Them

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Freelancer

Friday, March 6th, 2020

Work With Contractors? Here’s How to Motivate Them

It’s no secret that outsourcing work to contractors can save your business a lot of time and money. But outsourcing relies on a dubious assumption: that your contractors are as productive as your full-time team. Like all employees and employers, freelancers sometimes need the motivation to stay productive and on task. But it can be […]

How to Build a Highly Productive Remote Team

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Business Tips, Freelancer, Productivity

Saturday, November 23rd, 2019

How to Build a Highly Productive Remote Team

Instead of looking for talent in their own backyards, more and more companies are turning to remote workers to fill their gaps and expand their capabilities. Offering for workers to contribute remotely increases productivity, retention, and stress. A highly productive remote team can also help reduce sick time and overall costs. Remote work leads to […]

Are You More Productive Working at Home?

Are You More Productive Working at Home?

What do Amazon, Disney, Microsoft, Apple, Google, Hewlett-Packards, Spanx, and Under Armor all have in common? If you guessed that they’re all billion-dollar companies, you wouldn’t be wrong. But, the answer I was looking for was that they all began as a home business. Are you more productive working at home? Thanks to technology, however, […]

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