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Just say NO to unemployment compensation guilt

Decide what you must have in a job in terms of minimum salary, working conditions, duties, etc., and don’t accept a position that does not meet your requirements as long as you are eligible for unemployment compensation. Instead of settling for a job you hate, why not use unemployment compensation to fund your go at freelancing, consulting or other professional service businesses?

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Why start your own freelance / consulting practice? (Part 2)

Four more great reasons to be come a freelancer or consultant: 5. Be treated like a valued professional. 6. “Write” your own employee manual. 7. Improve your negotiations for a full-time job. 8. Tend to your children and other family obligations.

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Why start your own freelance / consulting practice? (Part 1)

Four great reasons why you should start your own freelance or consulting practice: 1. Earn money. 2. Create immediate employment. 3. Create a continuous work history and eliminate periods of unemployment. 4. Explore and expand career interests.

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Battle of the words: “unemployed” or “in career transition”?

Is “career transition” a desirable euphemism for “unemployment” or is there a real difference between the two concepts?

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