4 Pros and 4 Cons of Working from Home

4 Pros and 4 Cons of Working from Home

For some people, working from home may seem like the dream job. As with everything in life, however, there are two sides to every story, and setting up your office in your home isn't any different. There are both pros and cons to transforming part of your home into your workplace, and it isn't a lifestyle which suits everyone.

Freelancer Future: 10 Skills That You Can Build a Career On

Freelancer Future: 10 Skills That You Can Build a Career On

Freelancing represents freedom for many people. No more will someone else's failure affect your paycheck, nor will being assigned a task outside your skill set doom your future. As a freelancer, you choose what you want to do and you decide how much you're getting paid. If you have one of these skills, you can build a career on it.

Should You Price Discriminate in Setting Your Freelance Rates?

Should You Price Discriminate in Setting Your Freelance Rates?

Rather than being a simple “one size fits all” pricing strategy (e.g. my hourly rate is $180) price discrimination allows you to charge what the market will bear, work with a stimulating variety of projects, and get paid what you’re worth.

How to Craft a Dynamic “Elevator Pitch”

How to Craft a Dynamic “Elevator Pitch”

Now that you’re back on the market looking for a job or looking to pitch your small business to a potential client, how best do you sell yourself? An essential tool of your personal brand toolkit is the “elevator pitch,” a 30- to 60-second message that conveys your unique value, including what you do, how you do it and for whom

5 things I wish I knew before becoming a WAHM (work-at-home mom)

5 things I wish I knew before becoming a WAHM (work-at-home mom)

Even with my partner working by my side and raising our son, it’s never been as smooth as we originally imagined. When I was pregnant, I had idealized fantasies on how things would work, most of which differed greatly from the reality. Here’s a little of what I learned and some tips that may help you too!

5 First Steps to Finding A Career You Love

5 First Steps to Finding A Career You Love

Yeah. It can get out of control when you’re escaping your job in your mind, especially if you’re in a situation that’s unfulfilling at best and utterly abusive at worst.

Instead of latching on to those dreams at face value, though – or doing something totally drastic like making the leap to a career you reeeeeeeally don’t know anything about – do these 5 Things First:

5 Tips for Writing a Better Bio

5 Tips for Writing a Better Bio

Having a bio is becoming more important in the digital age where people “meet” you via the words on a website. In essence, keep in short, start with the most important facts, write with your audience in mind, use the active tense, and make sure you have a short version “elevator pitch” which highlights the most important aspects. The main goals of any bio is that it promotes you and describes your personal brand.