Browsing: Freelance News

I’m feeling rather “down with the kids” this week, after finally getting around to establishing a presence on Instagram! As I discussed in a post last week, the vision behind HomeWorkingClub is as much about living  a “freelance lifestyle” as it is about making money. In some cases, there’s even a trade-off between money and freedom, and a point where people have to decide whether to work to live or live to work. Before moving back to the UK in 2015, I spent several years living in Portugal (whilst there I quite literally wrote the book on it – you’ll…

Have you ever wondered whether there are any Apple work from home opportunities? I’m pleased to tell you there are! Apple work from home jobs have been reported on across the web this week, in publications including Entrepreneur. These home-based jobs with Apple are Apple “At Home Advisor” roles, and there are also some supervisory and area manager positions. Based on the reports that have sprung up online, Apple are recruiting for these in the US at present. However, reading about these Apple work from home opportunities triggered me to do a bit of wider research, and it appears that…

At the time of writing, the value of 1 Bitcoin has reached $19,000. Bitcoin’s meteoric rise in the final months of 2017 is billed by many to crash imminently – a poll by Wall Street Journal recently showed 51 of 53 economists think that Bitcoin is in a bubble. Meanwhile, there are a select few who insist that it’s on a trajectory to potentially reach a value of $1million within 20 years. Besides speculation surrounding the fate of Bitcoin, we’ve researched the facts about what is certain to happen in the immediate future of cryptocurrency. These facts solidify what is…

There’s been some encouraging news about freelance earnings this week. According to an analysis conducted by the University of Westminster Business School, freelance earnings have seen strong growth over the past five years. Meanwhile, average hourly rates have remained relatively stagnant for employed staff – not rising enough to provide a meaningful increase once rising living costs are taken into account. Looking at the figures, which were calculated using data from the PeoplePerHour job board, freelancers typically earn an average hourly rate of GB£20.73 (around US$27). This is 36% more than the average rate for an employed staff member in the…

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