How to Protect Yourself Financially When You Are Self-Employed

 

We live in an entrepreneurial age driven by the rise of online jobs and opportunities for building your career in the digital realm.

In the 21st century, you can create an international business with the push of a button, which opens up numerous doors for long-term self-improvement, growth and success in the industry.

However, start-ups beware, it’s not as easy as it might initially seem to venture into your second year with a positive balance and a solvent revenue stream.  You need to take extra care of your finances if you are to ensure long-term success.

To that end, here is how you can protect yourself financially when you are self-employed and pave the road to an affluent future.

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Educational Apps and Online Platforms That Will Make Your Life Less Stressful

Owing to numerous technological advances and innovations, students around the world have access to diverse and comprehensive studying materials. Not only can this make their student life and exam periods much easier and less stressful, but it can also enable them to expand their knowledge and achieve academic success.

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Working with Recruiters : Your First Impression

As someone who was a recruiter for over 10 years, I can tell you that people don’t realize what a bad impression they make when they reach out asking you for help. It’s not the idea of helping someone that leaves a bad taste in our mouths, it’s the idea of organizing their thoughts and figuring out the ask.

It’s like showing up at a bank and when it’s your turn at the teller, you just sit there, say nothing, and continuously blink at them hoping they will read your mind and fix your problem.

As with any ask — you must be organized, present the ask, and present the opportunity for me in the situation–otherwise why would I want to help a random stranger?

When you reach out to a recruiter, you can’t be coy, you can’t waste time, and you can’t come across as desperate. Instead, you want to follow these tips–but clearly understand why these tips will add value to your message.

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5 Things Needed to Get a Mentor by Celinda Appleby

Mentorship

We all embark on a professional-world journey and more often than not, we make that trip alone, which can be a daunting task, considering our entire educational career we had advisors and counselors but all failed on helping us understand how it truly applied to real life. Many had someone that could help guide their decisions and advice them on tough matters, but the other half, didn’t fare so well—especially when it comes to mentors.

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Beyoncé’s Perfect Formation at Super Bowl 50 on LinkedIn

beyonceBy now you might have heard the controversy surrounding Beyoncé from people like Rudy Giuliani calling her halftime show an “outrageous affront to police” to people arguing over this issue on Facebook + Twitter. But I was honestly shocked by those using LinkedIn as a place to discuss the horror of Beyoncé’s intent (their opinion). I thought she did a good thing, and let’s not talk about the surge in Red Lobster sales since her single dropped! The owner of the thread became defensive when others suggested she move the hate (my words, not theirs) to Facebook. See a snapshot of the LinkedIn exchange below.

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