How to Start a Small Business

Fact or Fiction? 10 Self-Employment Myths

July 5, 2019

</ifram Being your own boss, working when and where you like, and turning your passion into a career make self-employment appealing. But people are often hesitant to make the leap due to concerns about job security, experience level needed, or income potential. But many of these fears lack a factual basis. If you’re considering going…

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Going Independent: Three Key Steps to Take

June 21, 2019

More than ever before, the ability to be self-employed is on a lot of people’s minds. Independent work is or has been a part of nearly 48% of American’s careers, a number that is expected to grow to 52% over the next five years. Independence offers the opportunity for greater flexibility, increased career satisfaction, and…

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How Much Does It Cost to Start Your Own Business?

May 1, 2019

Whether you’re tired of a corporate work environment, eager to launch an innovative business venture, or simply ready to be your own boss, there are many attractive benefits to starting your own company. However, launching a successful consulting business requires both financial preparation as well as a solid business plan. We’ve compiled four tips to…

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How to Add Self-Employed to Your Resume

December 4, 2018

Update your independent consulting resume to boost your professional credibility, track your accomplishments, and build your personal brand.

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Five Legal Requirements for Starting a Small Business

October 26, 2018

Make sure your small business operates legally with all of the required licenses and permits.

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How to Find Business Success and Work-Life Balance in a Post-Retirement Career as an Independent Consultant

September 26, 2018

Independent consultant Dr. John Frazier Glenn shares his journey to self-employment.

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Should I Become a Consultant? 6 Steps to Know if You’re Ready

July 20, 2018

Whether you identify as an independent contractor, self-employed professional, freelancer, or entrepreneur, there’s plenty of gratification in knowing that ultimately, you’re your own boss—you work for yourself, you call the shots, and you own your financial destiny. While you may be confident in your ability to deliver great services and results to clients, it’s important…

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10 Things to Love About Being an Independent Professional

July 3, 2018

From freedom, flexibility, and control, to pursuing your passion and working from anywhere in the world, there are plenty of perks to working as an independent professional. Here are our top 10 reasons to fall in love with self-employment. 1. Be Your Own Boss As an independent professional, you have the flexibility to set your…

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Quiz: Is Self-Employment Right for You?

June 5, 2018

Making the leap to self-employment is an exciting career and life change. As an independent contractor, you call the shots. It’s up to you to decide when, where, and how you work. But independent work comes with many new responsibilities as well. When you run your own business, it’s up to you to prepare contracts,…

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Should You Become Self-Employed? Take the Quiz

June 5, 2018

42 million Americans work independently as independent professionals..  Full-time self-employed independence continues to be a viable and attractive option for many professionals, especially those with in-demand skills. Any career change marks a major moment, but the decision to transition from employee to independent professional is perhaps one of the most significant life shifts you can experience. Striking out…

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