Julie Walraven is a Certified Master Resume Writer and Certified Professional Resume Writer. She is owner of DesignResumes.com and has been helping people with their job searching since 1983. During that timeframe she has helped job seekers find employment as contractors, and she has acted as a contractor herself for many years, so she brings experience and a depth of knowledge to this topic. Follow Julie on Twitter @JulieWalraven.
Moving into freelancing and contracting can be easy to do, but treating this work as your business is the smartest way to be successful.
When you freelance, you are a business which means learning a new way to manage your finances.
Work is changing, long-term jobs are disappearing, and freelancing / contracting could be your next career.
How to determine if freelancing is a good alternative when you are unemployed.