Many professionals consider the idea of becoming an independent contractor. The perks of being your own boss while potentially earning more speak for themselves. But what are the real differences between freelancing and full-time employment? Anyone who may be considering becoming a contractor should consider these factors before making the decision.
As an independent contractor you have a greater responsibility in terms of your work. You will no longer be representing your Read more [...]
Making sure you're happy with your job is arguably one of the most important things you can do in life.
After all, you spend so much of it actually at work that it makes sense that you at least owe it to yourself to be happy while you're doing it.
While it used to be money that talked, recent research by the Institute of Leadership and Management found that job enjoyment was the main motivator for the majority of the 1,000 workers it surveyed.
If you're unhappy with your current post and are Read more [...]
Are you thinking about starting your own business, freelancing, or working part-time hours from home? You're not alone, as an increasing number of workers are telecommuting at least part of the week. Yet working from home can be a real psychological challenge if you don't have the tools you need to succeed. Rather than simply working from the dining room table, it's worth thinking about creating your very own home office. Whether this is located in the corner of your guest bedroom, a walk-in closet, Read more [...]
According to a recent BBC report (http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006mg74/features/credit-reference-agency), almost all UK adults have a credit rating produced by one of the three main credit reference agencies. This, coupled with the fact that we live in a world which is increasingly dependent on credit, highlights precisely how important it is for consumers to fully understand how their credit rating affects the ability to obtain credit, and how scores can be improved in order to facilitate easier Read more [...]