Usually when we hear about people who change their work arrangements, it's about the ones who ditch their corporate jobs for freelancing. But the New York Times has a feature on indepedendent workers who've made the opposite switch, seeking the security and regular hours of a traditional job. Some of the those profiled in the article continued to do the same type of work, only for a company instead of for themselves. Others, such as the author who became a media planner for Major League Eating, sought new careers entirely.

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It's probably something that nearly every freelancer considers from time to time. When are you most tempted to take a job for an employer? What makes you most glad you're on your own? Share your thoughts in the comments.