Posts authored by Jesse Kudler

Jesse Kudler is a writer and musician in Philadelphia, where he works in organizing electoral campaigns, non-profit communications, arts administration and curation, and other freelance positions.
Nov 04, 2016

Freelancers don't get paid sick days – but it doesn't have to be that way

In the United States, unlike in many other countries, workers are not guaranteed paid sick days. While many jobs provide paid time off for employees who are sick or need…

Oct 14, 2016

What's your chronotype? How to optimize your routine

Do you have trouble getting up in the morning? Or are you most energized in the earliest morning hours? Many freelancers like working for ourselves because we can make our…

Sep 15, 2016

Freelancers included in NYC anti-discrimination legislation

Have you ever been turned down for a gig because of your race or gender? Discrimination among individuals in the freelance workforce isn’t commonly discussed – mostly because there’s…

Aug 11, 2016

Can you be a working parent and be happy?

It’s no secret that balancing work and parenting is a challenge, and that goes double for freelancers. We typically don’t have sick days or vacation time to use…