Are you an employee or an independent contractor? While there’s still no hard-and-fast rule, the Department of Labor made a strong effort to clarify the distinction. Here’s an overview of their six-step test. By Tim Becker, Esq.
It may sound difficult and expensive, but spending a year traveling and working actually is quite feasible, especially if you go as a group. That’s what we’re doing with coWork the World.
I spoke to Stephane Kasriel, CEO of Upwork, the world’s largest online marketplace for freelancers and businesses. Here he offers his top tips for making it in the gig economy in 2016 and beyond.
Working abroad isn’t easy, but it’s incredibly rewarding. Here is how it worked out for me – and a bit of a cautionary tale if you are thinking of making the jump yourself. By Aude Konan.
Pop icon Taylor Swift took on Apple last week and Apple capitulated. But certain questions linger about the durability of surface-level wins. Cultural critic Shaun Scott on how millennials “shake it off.”
We’re in the middle of a freelancer boom. But what about engineering? There’s some indication that freelance engineers are on the rise, but they have a long way to go in establishing the same independent work culture that web developers and digital creatives have long had.
Is my adulterous relationship with many types of work preventing me from having a harmonious marriage with one skillset, one industry? Well, too bad. In defense of juggling multiple jobs, projects and streams of income.
As a free agent I almost always have time or money, but rarely both. This leaves me doing things in my business that I just suck at sometimes. By Katy Tynan, author of Free Agent
A handful of cool podcasts have come from within coworking. The Naked Freelancer debuts April 22, Alex Hillman’s Coworking Weekly Show is top-notch, and Coworking Success is full of useful hacks for people who cowork.
Is the term “freelancer” just another “F” word? Indieworking founder Katy Tynan searches for a suitable term for the one-third of US workers who work for themselves.
Members of Utopic_US in Madrid traveled to the German capital to trade places with members of Betahaus in Berlin. Rafa Moreno of Spanish magazine Zona Coworking tells us what happened.
In American culture, stress and exhaustion are worn with pride as status symbols. Being busy means you have a tireless work ethic. People assume you must be accomplishing your life goals. It’s time we reimagine the work week.