Archive for September 2017

Five Work-Life Balance Questions for Jae Ellard

Jae Ellard is an author, speaker, and founder of Simple Intentions, a company that helps people develop the skill of awareness—the ability to see the world and how you show up in it—in the workplace. Ellard believes that being aware of your behavior allows you to become more present and accountable in all other parts of your…

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A Guide to Commonly Confused Independent Workforce Terms

As the independent workforce continues to grow and evolve, so does the vocabulary of terminology surrounding it. Here are a few of the most commonly used and confused terms you’ll come across in the industry. W-2 vs. 1099 Worker classification is a complicated issue that has a big impact on contractor engagement. W-2s and 1099s…

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6 Things to do When Business is Slow

As an independent professional, work can ebb and flow from month to month. One day you may be swamped with projects, meetings, or events, and the next you may not receive one call. So what can you do to recover from these slow times and get business booming again as quickly as possible? Follow these 6 tips…

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The Weekly Independent: September 25, 2017

Staying on top of your field means staying ahead of the biggest news stories. That’s why each week we bring you The Weekly Independent, a quick-hit digest of news of note from around the web. Based on 7 years of industry research, here are our 10 predictions for the future of the independent workforce. You can…

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