Day: March 12, 2018

FlexJobs Names Top Career Categories & Companies for Freelance Jobs

35% of the total U.S. workforce currently freelance. Boulder, CO, March 12, 2018– According a survey from FlexJobs, freelancers enjoy work on average more than their non-freelance counterparts. To demonstrate the various opportunities in the freelance job marketplace and help freelancers connect to jobs they enjoy, FlexJobs has identified the […]

The Top Applicant Tracking Systems Used by Hiring Companies

For thousands of people stumped by their lack of job search success, learning about applicant tracking systems is a major “Aha!” moment. But even after recognizing that they’re slipping through the cracks of these deeply flawed software, it can be tough to do battle against such a vague, nebulous obstacle. So […]

3 Polite Ways to End That Networking Conversation (That Don’t Involve Obvious Excuses)

There’s so much talk about how to start a networking conversation, but not a lot of advice on how to end one. If you’re tired of the awkward goodbyes and the fake excuses to escape that discussion, here are three better ways to end that networking exchange—and still make a […]

What is that thin line between freelancing and running your own business?

So you’ve successfully set up your freelance business. But do all businesses fall into the same basket? Or do people just arbitrarily interchange terms? The fact is that freelancing and entrepreneurship are two distinct, albeit very similar, things. Both are part of the “process to financial independence”, with freelancing being somewhere […]

Ask an Honest HR Professional: Can I Ask a Potential Employer About Flexible Schedules?

When it comes to what you’re looking for in your next employer, flexible schedules are high on your list. But, how can you approach that topic in job interviews without seeming presumptuous or lazy? Here’s some advice to make sure you’re on the same page—while still making a positive impression. […]