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GUEST POST: How to Add Freelancing As a Second Job Safety Net

Posted by Robin Walters on Mar 26, 2019 8:54:00 AM

 

 

In 2019, I celebrated my fifth year as a Freelance Writer. Artisan Talent was kind enough to ask me to write a guest post on how I built my business. (Thanks, AT!)

Last year, I made a full-time living writing for business clients on nights and weekends. This was in addition to my full-time day job.

Read this article to find out how I did it — and how you can, too. All you need is a little talent, a good spellchecker, and the internal grit to sell yourself and always meet client deadlines.

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Modernize Your Stack: What Should Experienced Developers Do to Stay Fresh?

Posted by Robin Walters on Mar 19, 2019 11:19:00 AM

 

Some Developers lead "lives of quiet desperation" (thanks, Thoreau). These are the cubicle Developers that you can find near the backbone of any major corporate or governmental setting. Over time, these Developers can get into a rut, where there’s nothing but the factory-like drudge of maintaining status quo.

Tech is alive with possibilities, and computer programming is a field that positively crackles with innovation. For the mid-level or senior Developer that’s lost touch with how exciting their career should be, it might be time to change things up.

How can these skilled Developers stay on top of the latest changes in the field while still maintaining their not-as-challenging corporate or government positions?

How can employers encourage these valuable team members to keep things fresh?

Here are some tips for keeping it real while modernizing your developer stack.

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The Top 8 Reasons People Quit Their Jobs

Posted by Robin Walters on Mar 12, 2019 12:00:00 PM

“I quit” are two of the most commonly uttered words in the history of the j-o-b. The reason is that the average amount of time a person spends in a job in the U.S. is 4.2 years. That may seem like a long time (especially for a person that hates their job), but  actually, that number has dropped drastically — turns out the average job tenure for someone 55 to 65 years old is more than a decade, according to Wallet Hacks, while today, people generally don't stick with a job for that long.

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Top 10 Skills to Land a Better Job

Posted by Robin Walters on Mar 5, 2019 12:00:00 PM

Marie Kondo wants to know: does your job spark joy? If not, it might be time to change something, start fresh, and get better. 

Did you make a resolution this year to enjoy your work more? Or maybe it was "New Year, New Job." If it was, you're not alone.

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