Years ago, I worked Sunday brunch at a busy Manhattan restaurant. I left the shift approximately $250 richer, feeling beat, but in a good, hard-earned way. The next morning, my alarm would go off, and I’d rise and prepare for the first of five days in the office. My second job allowed me to travel a reasonable amount, sock some ...

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It's no secret that job security is a thing of the past. Taking on part-time work – especially in a creative area you've always wanted to pursue – is one way to earn extra income and begin exploring new work opportunities before it becomes a necessity, says Scott Belsky, CEO and founder of Behance, a New York-based company that develops ...

Want to stop scraping by to pay your rent each month, but can't risk leaving your not-so-high-paying job without a guarantee that a better paying one is waiting for you?

Are you feeling like you really need some great experience on your resume, but don't know how you can get that without, well — some great experience on your resume? ...

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), in July of this year, 8,245,000 Americans indicated they were working part-time for economic reasons. That means over eight million Americans working part-time actually wanted to work full-time but hadn't yet found full-time jobs. The very same number of Americans indicated they were working part-time for economic reasons in July 2012, according ...

It can be tricky to find the balance between working your full-time job and pumping life and energy into your freelance or side work.

First of all, there's the fact that you only have so many hours to work with, and so much brain power to contribute. Everyone has to rest! And not to mention, you have to watch out ...

Freelancers looking for more assignments should diversify the types of jobs they work on, new research suggests.

A study from the University of California's Haas School of Business discovered that freelancers who demonstrate work commitment through an incremental career path, by moving between similar — but not identical — types of jobs, are the most likely to be given work. ...

You've done it. You've made the decision to go out on your own as a freelancer. So, you can alert the media and get ready to roll in the dough, right?

Well, hopefully. Eventually. Soon! But, before you start planning the press conference and practicing belly flops into piles of cash, you'll need to get yourself some clients. And you'll ...

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