Articles by Jodi Glickman
Are you one of the 44 million Americans who make your living as a solopreneur or independent contractor? Perhaps you’re considering taking the leap, leaving corporate America and striking out on your own (the independent workforce is projected to grow by 40% to 65 million in 2020). If you’re a freelancer, you know how important it is to get gigs and maintain a healthy backlog of new clients and prospects.
Here are three tips that will help you land that next project or assignment and keep the business coming…
Conventional wisdom says that an average worker has between 7 and 10 careers in a lifetime. For the Millennial generation, that number is even higher. Today’s workforce is mobile, global, and tech savvy. With opportunities literally at our fingertips, it’s easier (and more acceptable) than ever to try one’s hand in a new field. If you’ve been thinking about a career change, here are 8 tips to get started:
First, ask yourself three key questions:
Ed. note: This is a guest post from Jodi Glickman as part of our Career Series. Jodi is a regular blogger for the Harvard Business Review, contributor to Fortune.com and author of the book “Great on the Job.”
Finding a job in today’s market is daunting enough, even with friends and family cheering you on. But moving cross-country and looking for a job at the same time — it’s enough to throw any sane person over the edge. Launching a job search in a new city is undoubtedly harder than finding a new gig in your hometown, but today you’ve got more resources to help make the transition smooth, seamless and successful. Here are 8 things to keep in mind as you load up your VW, board that plane, or head for the other coast.