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5 tips for Being a Freelance Worker

45 Things

The days of temp workers being qualified for only low-paying, entry-level jobs is past, and workers who embrace the work may find they appreciate the flexibility and experience they gain, Ozier says. Online networking sites such as LinkedIn are critical steps in letting others know of your availability for contract work and the skills you can bring to the table. When employers hire a temp for a full-time position, they often offer a higher salary than if making an outside hire.

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The Structural Shift to a Contingent Workforce

Small Business Labs

  The CNN article focuses on the growing use of temps.  Compare the capabilities and vested interest of salaried employees versus contracted professionals. The professionals often have larger networks and more resources, and unlike their counterparts, the employees, they command respect and compensation equal to their contribution rather than their title.

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