21 Jul '16, 7am

Having a personal website can make it easier for #freelancers to find work

That traditional 9 to 5 office job has been slowly changing over the past several years, as the modern workforce looks for new ways to achieve that coveted work-life balance. Freelancing and contract services offer an ideal solution for those who are looking for a source of income that offers freedom and mobility. According to a 2015 survey sponsored by the Freelancers Union and Upwork, 53 million Americans (34% of the U.S. workforce) work as freelancers. This number includes independent contractors, part time freelancers, temporary workers, and more. But no matter if freelancing is a full-time role or just an additional source of cash, there is no doubt that this type of work is making it easier for Americans to earn income in a nontraditional manner. Despite the benefits of choosing your own jobs and working from wherever you please, there are some downsides that make th...

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