More Canadians Becoming Freelancers

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Small Business Blogs Entrepreneur Magazine Blog Entrepreneurship & Education at the Kauffman Foundation Fresh Inc.

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Episode 251: Being a Late Bloomer with Rich Karlgaard


Rich Karlgaard, author of Late Bloomers: The Power of Patience in a World Obsessed with Early Achievement , is the publisher of Forbes magazine and is based in Silicon Valley. A self-proclaimed late bloomer, he had a mediocre academic career at Stanford (which he got into by a fluke), and after graduating, worked as a dishwasher, night watchman, and typing temp before finally finding the inner motivation and drive that ultimately led him to his current career trajectory.

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Top Ten Small Business Trends for 2012

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  Senior Independents:   Also driving the growth of independent workers is the increasing number of mature workers (those aged 55+) becoming independent (freelancers, consultants, temps, etc.).    These cloud-supported devices are changing the way business is done and creating vast, new demand for apps, online video and audio, games, ebooks, magazines, newspapers, social networking – the list goes on and on.  

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What can we learn from watching the Crystal Ball?

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On July 6, 2010, In Interview Skills by Alex Freund , By Alex Freund 0 Last night I read the BusinessWeek Magazine on which issue the front page has a heading “The Permanent Temporary Workforce”. Companies are hedging their bets by hiring temps instead a steady workforce.

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The Structural Shift to a Contingent Workforce

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Small Business Blogs Entrepreneur Magazine Blog Entrepreneurship & Education at the Kauffman Foundation Fresh Inc.   The CNN article focuses on the growing use of temps

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Assistant Certifications: free webinar replay & handout

Office Dynamics

Check out Lucy Brazier and her publication, Executive Secretary Magazine. I obtained my 4-year Bachelor’s degree while temping as an AA and fell in love with my career. We had an incredible webinar event with over 1,300 assistants registered to learn more about why, as an administrative professional, they should consider a career certification. You may think this would be a biased conversation about our curriculum-based designation courses but it was far from that!

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Outsourcing Options For Small Business | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

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Virtual workers can be from a “Temp-Agency&# or a from contracting firms. Many Thanks Mizpah Magazine Said on April 10th, 2008 at 4:02 pm Considering doing this myself, tried a while back but I know of one company that went under by outsourcing everything, so be careful!

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