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If you’re a 20- or 30-something, you’re probably familiar with the “gig economy.”
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Throughout my career, I’ve been lucky enough to have some fantastic mentors.
So you got a promotion. Congratulations! But are you feeling unsure about how great that raise, title change, or additional benefit actually is?
A healthy work-life balance is a laudable goal that most people aspire to. In fact, a flexible schedule has become one of the most sought-after elements of a job.
When I was new to the world of freelancing, it seemed like a feat to simply have my name appear as a byline on an article, regardless of whether or not I was paid.
Entrepreneurship is for anyone. Yet despite the narrative that all you have to do is pull yourself up by your bootstraps and become your own boss, the world of startups has long seemed like a boys’ club.
Your career is a constant march forward. From one year to the next, you consistently learn, grow, and change.
A few years ago, a Gallup poll determined that 70 percent of us are dissatisfied with our jobs. One big reason for that? We feel stuck.
Freelancing comes with its own unique set of challenges. The biggest one for me? Keeping it all organized.
Life hacks are the latest self-help craze.
You finally scored an interview for your dream job. The only thing? The interview isn’t in person.
If you’re looking for legitimate ways to transform a writing side gig into a full-time business, we’ve got you covered.
Finding your first full-time job is a heck of a lot of work and it can be tempting to rush through an acceptance once you’ve been offered a position.
It’s not that you’re ungrateful about the good things in your life, but admit it: you lie in bed at night, beating yourself up about some failure that day.