Women Love Their Side Hustles, According to Survey

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A new survey of more than 1,000 women with side hustles reveals that the top three reasons women choose independent work are: flexibility (44 percent), income (38 percent) and entrepreneurship (25 percent). Commissioned by baby gear rental service and marketplace BabyQuip , apparel company Ruby Ribbon and babysitter app and website UrbanSitter “Women in the…

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The Pros and Cons of Working from Home, According to Robert Half

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Job seekers are enticed by work from home options but are aware of the pitfalls, suggests new research from global staffing firm Robert Half. More than three quarters of professionals surveyed (77 percent) said they are more likely to accept a job offer if there’s the possibility of telecommuting at least some of the time.…

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Gig Economy Blues

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Around 3.8 percent of workers-or 5.9 million persons–held what are called \”contingent jobs\” in May of last year, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports. These contingent workers are persons who do not expect their jobs to last or who report that their jobs are temporary. In other words, these are \”gigs\” not proper jobs.…

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