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vice.com - Parents on What They Think Their Gen Z Freelancer Kids Do for Work - VICE
Parents on What They Think Their Gen Z Freelancer Kids Do for Work - VICE
Vice Media

From UX design to vlogging, podcasting and of course, influencing, the internet has spawned countless careers that would have been unimaginable ten or twenty years ago. Thanks to the rise of social media and the influencing industry – which…

entrepreneur.com - Laura Briggs - When to Take Your Freelance Business Full-Time
When to Take Your Freelance Business Full-Time
Entrepreneur

Whether you've been side hustling for a long time or just a few months, it's natural to wonder whether or not you should move your side endeavor to a full-time venture. There are a few different things to keep in mind as you decide whether or not…

mb.com.ph - Charissa Luci-Atienza  - House panel endorses bill on protection, incentives to freelance, self-employed workers for plenary approval
House panel endorses bill on protection, incentives to freelance, self-employed workers for plenary approval
Manila Bulletin

The House of Representatives is stepping up its efforts to protect and safeguard the welfare and interest of the country's freelancers, or self-employed workers, as a bill seeking to provide protection and incentives to freelancers has been…

theglobeandmail.com - MARY GOODERHAM - ETFs for investors who believe the WFH trend will carry on after the pandemic
ETFs for investors who believe the WFH trend will carry on after the pandemic
The Globe and Mail

The remote-working boom brought by the COVID-19 pandemic created a new investment theme in 2020: exchange-traded funds offering a portfolio of stocks expected to benefit from the work-from-home (WFH) trend. While some feel valuations for these ETFs…

bbc.co.uk - Ellie Price - Covid: Self-employed mothers 'deserve equal help
Covid: Self-employed mothers 'deserve equal help
BBC

Tens of thousands of self-employed women who have had a baby in the last few years have been discriminated against when receiving government Covid financial support, campaigners say. The Self-Employed Income Support Scheme (SEISS) was introduced…

mlive.com - Brandon Champion | bchampio@mlive.com - Mackinac Island's new, custom ambulance is a tribute to its history
Mackinac Island's new, custom ambulance is a tribute to its history
mlive

MACKINC ISLAND, MI – A fancy new ambulance is ready to go on Mackinac Island. Mackinac Island EMS, and its parent company Cheboygan Life Support Systems, unveiled the new, custom-designed ambulance on Monday by sharing photos of it near…

techcrunch.com - Sarah Perez - Uppbeat launches a freemium music platform aimed at YouTubers
Uppbeat launches a freemium music platform aimed at YouTubers
TechCrunch

A new music platform, Uppbeat, aims to make it easier for YouTubers and other content creators to find quality free music to use in their videos. The system, which is designed to navigate the complexities of copyright claims while also fairly…

atasavvynewcomer.org - SavvyNewcomer - Freelance Finance: Separating Personal from Professional
Freelance Finance: Separating Personal from Professional
The Savvy Newcomer

Here at The Savvy Newcomer we understand that it can be intimidating to talk about money. It's often a sticky subject, but we feel it's the first order of business for small business owners. One major component of succeeding as a freelance…

entrepreneur.com - Jason Feifer - Did Someone Offer to Write About You in Exchange for Money? Here's What to Know.
Did Someone Offer to Write About You in Exchange for Money? Here's What to Know.
Entrepreneur

Maybe you've gotten an offer like this: “I can get you an article in Forbes and Entrepreneur! These high-level articles will be tailored to showcase your story. The price is $5K.” That was an actual pitch sent to me, from someone who…

pcmag.com - Matthew Humphries - Nvidia Quietly Lowers the Requirements for G-Sync Ultimate Monitors
Nvidia Quietly Lowers the Requirements for G-Sync Ultimate Monitors
PCMag

When a company uses the word 'Ultimate,' it's a clear sign this should be the best version of a product. But when it comes to G-Sync, Nvidia has quietly changed what it takes to be classed as a G-Sync Ultimate gaming display. As Tom's Hardware…

theroot.com - Zack Linly - NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund Launches Scholarship for 50 Future Civil Rights Attorneys After Receivi
NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund Launches Scholarship for 50 Future Civil Rights Attorneys After Receivi
The Root

Somewhere in the world, some person or persons proved their commitment to the fight against racial injustice in America by donating $40 million to the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. The donation was made anonymously, so the civil rights…

theroot.com - Zack Linly - 2 National Guard Members Removed From Inauguration Security Team Over Ties to Far-Right Militia Groups
2 National Guard Members Removed From Inauguration Security Team Over Ties to Far-Right Militia Groups
The Root

On Monday, The Root reported that the FBI screened around 25,000 members of the U.S. Army National Guard to make sure a second attack on the U.S. Capitol wasn't being planned for President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration by insiders tasked with…

adage.com - Triller poised to make Super Bowl commercial debut
Triller poised to make Super Bowl commercial debut
Ad Age

Triller, the app that wants to take on TikTok, has a Super Bowl commercial in the works to run on CBS during the game, according to a person familiar with the company's plans. Triller, a music-and-video-sharing app, burst into prominence this…

adweek.com - Minda Smiley - Agencies Are Gaining More Clarity on How to Remain Valuable for Marketers
Agencies Are Gaining More Clarity on How to Remain Valuable for Marketers
Adweek

Last year, change was thrust upon agencies. While shops grappled with a suddenly remote workforce, clients were pulling or pausing ad spend while asking agencies to reconfigure campaigns and messaging to ensure relevance. Change will come this…

pcmag.com - Matthew Humphries - Cruise Teams Up With Microsoft for Its Self-Driving Vehicles
Cruise Teams Up With Microsoft for Its Self-Driving Vehicles
PCMag

Cruise, the autonomous vehicle subsidiary of General Motors, has announced it is teaming up with Microsoft to commercialize its self-driving vehicles. 'Our mission to bring safer, better, and more affordable transportation to everyone isn't just a…

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