Freelancer

Our advice columnist delves into the novel dilemmas created by the new ways we work

Despite a packed schedule, idk tonight founder Jordan Scott says there’s ‘no downside’ to being her own boss

“Guitar Hero introduced me to all this music I was not exposed to,” says Melanie Faye. “It made me feel empowered.”

When I first heard that Student Loan Hero was hiring writers, I thought it was a complete scam. The job description, benefits, and perks—working from home full-time, a stipend to set up my home office, health insurance, and unlimited vacation—sounded too good to be true. I was so skeptical that even though I thought the […]

From dog walking to software development, the gig economy has taken over traditional business transactions. Due to a combination of available technology, uncertain economic conditions, and changing views on traditional employment, the gig economy is here for the long haul. Especially popular among the millennial generation, the gig economy is a newly mainstream model for […]

From legal and tax issues to long-term payouts, here’s what to consider