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.
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.