Health Advocacy

What freelancers need to know about enrolling in Medicare

Medicare Open Enrollment started on October 15. Here’s the information you need.


Health Advocacy

Freelancers need better benefits

In our 4th annual survey of the independent workforce, freelancers expressed a desire for better portable benefits.


Health Advocacy

What freelancers need to know about Trump’s actions on ObamaCare

Trump’s new executive orders could fall hard on independent workers. Here’s what you need to know.


Advocacy

Watch out for this: Arbitration and your rights as a freelancer

Freelancers need to pay attention to forced arbitration. Anything that takes away your right to present your case in court is problematic.


Advocacy

Freelancing in America 2017

Freelancing in America is the most comprehensive study of the independent workforce. This year, we look at the phenomenal growth of freelancing.


Clients & Gigs

5 steps for finding your unique voice

With a personal brand, you don't need to wait for people to choose you. But first you need to find your unique voice.


Clients & Gigs

Why I’m rejecting the “hustle” mindset

We expect success to be the result of sweat and tears and outrageous hours, but does it have to be that way?


Clients & Gigs

How to respond when invited to speak…for free

Should you take an unpaid speaking gig or not?


Advocacy Health

Health Insurance Open Enrollment is almost here!

Open Enrollment for health insurance starts on November 1. Sign up to learn more about health plans through Freelancers Union.


Clients & Gigs

What if the thing you are most afraid of doing is the thing you are supposed to do?

Great things are possible when you don't allow your fears to overwhelm you.


Clients & Gigs

How to conquer your fear of going freelance

The more fear you take on, the less control fear has over you.


Clients & Gigs

The secret to finding freelance jobs? Be a hunter

Fill up your sales pipeline with these easily replicable new business hacks.


Money & Taxes

4 tips for chasing payment

Chasing payment is a key survival skill for freelancers. Here are some tips.


Clients & Gigs

When and how to charge for meetings with prospective clients

This is a post from a member of the Freelancers Union community. If you’re interested in sharing your expertise, your story, or some advice you think will help a…


Clients & Gigs

The cake is a lie: Breaking out and finding a new way to work

If you are someone who feels shackled by the structure of the traditional workplace, know that there is a way out.


Clients & Gigs

Moving from freelancer to business owner? 3 questions to ask yourself

Considering leveraging your freelancing career to launch a business? Ask yourself these questions.


Clients & Gigs

Why entrepreneurs should embrace public speaking

There’s really no downside to becoming a better public speaker.


Community Advocacy

We're looking for a Blog and Social Media Strategist

Freelancers Union is looking for a freelance blog and social media strategist to help manage the growth of the leading blog for freelancers.


Community

How to create a social circle as a freelancer

If you want to be able to make new friends, following these three steps will greatly improve your chances.