Trade secrets: How freelancers can land more virtual jobs

As an increasing number of freelancers depend on the virtual workplace, how can they make themselves more attractive to potential employers?

Guess what? You are self-employed already

Everyone is essentially self-employed — and that even if you’re an employee, you should think of yourself as the President of your own personal services corporation.

The world needs you to do what you love

If you want to make a difference in the world, the single most important thing you can do is consciously and deliberately choose to do work that you are passionate about.

If you’re self-employed, what’s a disregarded entity?

A “disregarded entity” is an important tax status for self-employed sole-proprietors. In a nutshell, it means you can form a LLC for your business, but…

Can’t find a dream job? Create your own

I’ve been stuck in a job I hate, and I felt imprisoned, trapped doing work that bored me while following orders of others and helping them achieve their goals.

10 stupid mistakes the newly self-employed make

This advice is geared towards small business owners, particularly people who are just starting (or about to start) their own business.

Reasons for becoming self-employed in later life vary by gender, culture

Older male workers may choose self-employment, whereas older female workers may seek self-employment because of financial necessity.

Self-employed: Long hours and low wages, but high job satisfaction

Self-employed male Britons have been found to work longer hours for lower wages than those of their employee counterparts. This is attributed to...

Entrepreneurial differences between the sexes

A study of the sexes reveals that when it comes to starting a business, women are more likely than men to consider individual responsibility, and use business as a vehicle for social and environmental change.