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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Elance by Karen Lacey

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The Freelancer Explosion

Individuals from all over the world have discovered the benefits of becoming an independent contractor. The modern structure of business has helped fuel this evolution. Gone are the days of working for a single company for your entire life and then retiring with a healthy pension.

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Many successful contractors say getting laid off from their job was the best thing that could have happened to them, although they didn’t realize it at the time. Through this unexpected change, they were able to start new careers and build lives that better suited their families and dreams.

Layoffs, relocations, and switching companies ...

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