Category Archives: Freelancing
Finding a job can take a lot of work. But what if you could get in front of a recruiter–someone who is paid to find great employees? Like a fairy godmother, couldn’t a recruiter make your wish for a dream job come true? And by doing so, save you a lot of time and effort? […]
Being a professional no longer necessitates going to an office every day. People are increasingly able to work remotely, using telecommunications technologies to stay connected with their companies and colleagues. This trend is happening in nearly every industry sector–even fields like healthcare and education. According to one estimate, the number of jobs that allow for […]
Much has been written–and many hands have been wrung–over the influx of millennials into the American workforce. A common (and totally unfair) narrative about this group is that they are overprivileged narcissists who expect too much from their employers. The not-too-subtle inference is that Generation Y is simply out of touch with reality.
Whether you’re in the process of being hired or preparing for your annual review and raise, you have to know how to conduct a salary negotiation. Here are three tactics you can use to get what you feel you deserve: 1. Separate the People From the Problem Salary is a very personal matter so emotions […]
Every week I answer questions from “Mac’s List” readers about looking for work in Oregon. In order to help as many people as possible, I’ll share excerpts from those conversations here on the blog. The text below has been edited for clarity and brevity. What do Public Relations Freelancers Earn in Portland? Q. I recently […]