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cnbc.com - Jill Cornfield - These 7 freelance jobs pay more than $18 an hour - and you can do them remotely
These 7 freelance jobs pay more than $18 an hour - and you can do them remotely
CNBC

Published Wed, Jul 8 2020 8:34 AM EDT If you need extra income, you might check out some freelance work. Unemployment levels are high, and the extra $600 in weekly federal jobless benefits is set to run out the end of July. But the good news is…

adrants.com - Steve Hall - How To Create A Perfect Personal Freelance Brand
How To Create A Perfect Personal Freelance Brand
adrants.com

Freelancer's personal brand... This idea raises more questions than answers. And in fact, even if you are not doing anything but working with your customers in standard mode, your brand is already being formed and is developing. However, you can…

krcu.org - Whitney Quick - Consumer Handbook: Hiring Freelance Help? Watch Out For Imposters
Consumer Handbook: Hiring Freelance Help? Watch Out For Imposters
KRCU

Small businesses looking to hire a freelancer online: beware. Scammers are creating fake accounts on platforms like Upwork. They use photos and resumes of real professionals and entice businesses with low rates. They may even contact freelancers…

vogue.com - Janelle Okwodu - What Is the Future of Hollywood's Red Carpet?
What Is the Future of Hollywood's Red Carpet?
Vogue

Red carpet dressing is a Hollywood tradition. For decades stars have turned awards shows, premieres, and film festivals into mini-fashion shows, arriving in clothes from fashion's biggest names, then leveraging those outfits into headline-making…

bloomberg.com - 'There's No Way I Can Lose': Inside China's Stock-Market Frenzy
'There's No Way I Can Lose': Inside China's Stock-Market Frenzy
Bloomberg

Like millions of amateur investors across China, Min Hang has become infatuated with the country's surging stock market. “There's no way I can lose,” said the 36-year-old, who works at a technology startup and opened her first trading…

pcmag.com - Matthew Humphries - Lenovo's Latest Mobile Monitor Doubles as a Drawing Tablet
Lenovo's Latest Mobile Monitor Doubles as a Drawing Tablet
PCMag

If you'd like a bit more screen real estate on your laptop, but want to remain mobile and keep your bag weight down, Lenovo has a new portable monitor it would like you to consider. It includes the added bonus of doubling as a touch-screen input…

startribune.com - Terry Blain - Minnesota Orchestra's latest Mahler may be the best-sounding on record
Minnesota Orchestra's latest Mahler may be the best-sounding on record
Star Tribune

March 7 was the last time the Minnesota Orchestra played live before an audience, and the silence since has been immensely frustrating for both players and their followers. Relief is at hand, though, with the latest CD in the Mahler symphony series…

musicweek.com - We need VAT exemptions': Music industry reacts to Rishi Sunak's mini Budget
We need VAT exemptions': Music industry reacts to Rishi Sunak's mini Budget
Music Week

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a series of major spending commitments to help the economy and prevent mass unemployment. However, there remains concern in the music industry at the lack of specific measures for the sector, as well as the…

independent.co.uk - Vincent Wood - Chancellor's mini-budget offers 'no hope or support' for self employed, unions warn
Chancellor's mini-budget offers 'no hope or support' for self employed, unions warn
The Independent

The chancellor's emergency ‘mini- budget ' has left millions of freelancers and self employed people with “no hope and no support”, union officials have warned. Rishi Sunak announced a raft of measures to support sectors that…

buzzfeednews.com - Megha Rajagopalan - The Leaders Of Sleeping Giants Are Splitting Over A Dispute On Credit And Titles
The Leaders Of Sleeping Giants Are Splitting Over A Dispute On Credit And Titles
BuzzFeed News

Zachary Ares / BuzzFeed News; Shutterstock; MisinfoCon / YouTube Since 2016, copywriter Matt Rivitz and marketer Nandini Jammi have run Sleeping Giants, a social media campaign group that has pressured companies to stop financially supporting…

dailymail.co.uk - House buyers' joy as Sunak saves them £15k by freezing stamp duty
House buyers' joy as Sunak saves them £15k by freezing stamp duty
Mail Online

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has scrapped stamp duty on most homes on Wednesday The move is part of his mini-Budget designed to boost the growth and jobs The axe could save buyers thousands and boost the flagging housing market Home buyers' have reacted…

newstatesman.com - Stella Kanu - The government's £1.5bn arts lifeline is welcome - but what will we choose to save?
The government's £1.5bn arts lifeline is welcome - but what will we choose to save?
Newstatesman

The government's recent announcement of an emergency injection of a £1.57bn investment in the cultural and creative sector, after months of uncertainty and crisis management, is very welcome. Those of us who have lobbied behind the scenes for…

yahoo.com - Stephen Jones, PA - 'Excluded' workers left devastated by lack of support in Rishi Sunak statement
'Excluded' workers left devastated by lack of support in Rishi Sunak statement
Yahoo

Workers excluded from the Government's coronavirus support have expressed anger at Rishi Sunak's failure to help them. Campaigners believe as many as three million freelance and self-employed workers have been unable to claim on the Government's…

lifehacker.com - Brendan Hesse - Fix This iPhone Battery Bug by Ditching Apple Music
Fix This iPhone Battery Bug by Ditching Apple Music
lifehacker

Cases of an odd battery-draining iOS bug are on the rise and the Apple Music app appears to be the culprit, with reports showing that the app can rapidly eat up to 95 percent of a device's battery for no reason. The issue affects a wide variety of…

smarteranalyst.com - Stone Fox Capital - Upwork's Potential Is Underappreciated, Says Analyst
Upwork's Potential Is Underappreciated, Says Analyst
Smarter Analyst

Since bottoming out in early April, shares of online talent search company Upwork (UPWK) have been on a relentless forward charge. Over the past 3 months, the stock has added a hefty 90% of muscle. Come to think of it, Upwork's platform is one…

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