Archive for the 'freelancing' Category

Oct 31 2011

Deliberately Insecure

In the previous blog entry I tried to illustrate the diversity of unseen and unsung talent required to put on a live production.  Many of the people who work in these positions are freelancers and independent contractors, as opposed to regular employees, who know a thing or two about looking for work and self promotion.  [...]

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Jan 24 2011

Art For Jobs Sake!

In the world of job search and career development, we tend to focus mostly on those who are actively looking for full or part time employment, or regular, preferably long term contract or freelance work. Jobs with regular hours, in offices, in the sciences, in technology, in public media, in public and social services, etc.   [...]

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May 03 2010

Going Solo

What are you going to do if your job search does not produce the results you want? Motivated by the need to make money to pay bills, maybe you’ll decide to put some effort into finding contract or consulting work. You know you have marketable skills, so why not give freelancing or [...]

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Jan 11 2010

It’s Never Too Late!

Visiting with friends during the holidays, and someone asked me if I thought it was too late for him to switch careers.  As it was nearing midnight, I cracked wise,  “Yes, it is too late, and there’s not much you can do about it tonight!”  But it seems he was genuinely concerned about wanting to [...]

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