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Pinoy Freelancers Can Now Find Work Faster on JobStreet’s Special Page for Home-Based Jobs

Initiative seen to benefit around a million home-based job seekers in the Philippines

According to experts, there are now roughly around one million freelancers in the Philippines, most of whom are relying on jobs and projects offered online. The growth has created a domino effect in other industries as well. Fintech firms and companies, including ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | November 15, 2017 10:00:00
Run & Grow

6 Benefits of Coworking With Strangers

Change your scenery, and you change your outlook

Freelancers and contractor writers operate as independent entrepreneurs, but that arrangement doesn't have to mean creating entirely in a vacuum. Gathering with other freelancers in a coworking environment can benefit professionals as well as their products. Coworking provides opportunities to observe and learn from colleagues who value ...

by Ann Smarty  | February 02, 2017 12:00:00
Run & Grow

(Infographic) The Ultimate Guide to Freelancing

Freelancing is a great career full of many opportunities

Freelancers are becoming a large part of the national economy. These entrepreneurs are adding to the GDP (which helps us all) and their efforts and mindset are helping many talented individuals become masters of their own destiny and carve out a satisfying, lucrative career. ...

by Due  | January 09, 2017 12:00:00
Run & Grow

Infographic: How Much Should You Charge for Your Freelancing Gigs

Working for yourself is hard enough, and then you have to figure out how much to charge for your services

One of the hardest things about being a freelancer is figuring out how much you’re going to charge your clients. And with 35 percent of the US workforce being self-employed today, it’s become a growing concern for nearly 55 million Americans.Whether you’re in ...

by Rose Leadem  | December 05, 2016 12:00:00
Business Ideas

Photography, video editing jobs now in demand ”"

Creative work, over data-driven ones, take top spots in the freelancing world

The creative industry, often given a bad rap as mere passion projects, is finally gaining the momentum it deserves.The latest report of revealed that half of the top 10 fastest growing jobs on the crowdsourcing marketplace are from the creative industry, ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | November 25, 2016 08:00:00
Business Ideas

How to navigate freelancing when you have a day job

It can be tough but digital tools are making it possible and easier

Many people have some experience juggling two jobs at the same time, but unfortunately, it doesn’t always go to plan.The tech industry recently saw an example of this play out in real-time. Tech news site The Verge made an announcement after discovering ...

by Greg Waldorf  | November 14, 2016 05:00:00
Startup Tips

How to build a hit consultancy business in 5 steps

Stop trading your time for money and start trading value for money

One of the strongest traits of the most successful entrepreneurs I know is the ability to boil down the complicated into something simple. It’s like having the ability to turn a 1,000-piece puzzle into just five pieces.These entrepreneurs are be able to ...

by Christian Martin  | November 07, 2016 05:00:00
Business Ideas

A freelancer’s shot in the dark: Looking into a Pinoy lensman’s career-risking move to Japan

A local food photographer proves that it is possible to build his dream career abroad

While his career continued to show promise in the Philippines, food and lifestyle photographer Justin de Jesus did what he considered to be the most sensible thing to do: he left to work in another country.It was a decision naturally criticized by ...

by Angelo Cantera  | November 05, 2016 12:00:00
Business Ideas

Co-working spaces available this long weekend

Long weekend with leftover work? You've got places to run to!

Still got jobs to do this long weekend? Worry not! Some co-working spaces are available for your use, especially if the bed is pulling you for deeper slumber. ASpace Manila Located along Legaspi Street in Makati, this co-working space is open all throughout ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | October 29, 2016 06:00:00
Run & Grow

5 reasons why your creativity is your greatest business asset

The threat of AI, robots replacing workers should be your cue to following your passion

We’re all growing familiar with the ways in which automation, big data, AI and machine learning are slowly replacing human jobs. While the general tone up until now has been somewhat negative toward this sort of change, there is a growing number ...

by Sheila Eugenio  | October 14, 2016 07:00:00
Business Ideas

7 ways to make extra income even with a full-time job

Eliminate financial stress by earning on the side

Is your dwindling bank account impacting your health? The American Psychological Association (APA) released a survey showing that money stress impacts Americans' health nationwide. And, as it turns out, the wealthy are also stressed about money – not just those in lower-income households. Furthermore, ...

by Sujan Patel  | September 28, 2016 03:00:00
Business Ideas

Should you work for yourself? (Infographic)

Take your pick ”" stability or independence

You may worry that working at a big company is holding you back, but the benefits can be seductive. Stepping out into the world of freelancing, or setting up your own business can be a treacherous path to take. Fraught with financial ...

by Jennifer Gueringer  | September 26, 2016 05:00:00
Business Ideas

Discipline is the key

An American millennial’s musings on the main trait that he thinks his generation lacks

Living at home after the age of 18 used to be an unthinkable shame. Guys jumped into manufacturing jobs straight out of high school, women married young, and parents were left at home to go about their lives.Thankfully, times have changed. Today, if ...

by Daniel Dowling  | August 09, 2016 07:00:00