Posts authored by Lynne Lavelle

Nov 25, 2019

The freelancer’s holiday survival guide

Don’t go home without it. The holidays and freelancing have a lot in common. There’s the ability to set your own schedule, you can wear sweatpants or glitter…

Aug 21, 2019

These are the 20 fastest-growing skills for freelancers

Upwork just released the newest quarterly index of the 20 fastest-growing skills for freelancers.

Jun 12, 2019

How to happily work from home with a new cat

June is national Adopt A Shelter Cat month, so there’s no better time to help an animal in need — and get yourself a mostly nonjudgmental new coworker. If you’…

Jun 05, 2019

Why freelance parents must create their own action plans for parental leave

As reported in the New York Times, freelancers can and should devise strategies to access parental leave. Here's how.

May 24, 2019

When your side hustle is a 39-pound giant tortoise

Meet Henry, aka @thenotortoisebig, a giant sulcata tortoise and social media star.