Month: October 2016

Top Five Paying Online Jobs for College Students

Adam Thornhill
Adam Thornhill
October 20th, 2016
4 minute read
top five paying online jobs for college students

A day in the life of a college student: Wake up, go to class, study, work, sleep, repeat. Since the Great Recession, the number of college students seeking out part-time work has skyrocketed. MarketWatch suggests 80% of America’s college students “are working hard, taking on part-time and even sometimes full-time jobs to avoid racking up more debt… Read more »

10 Reasons Why You Should Hire A Student Freelancer

Adam Thornhill
Adam Thornhill
October 12th, 2016
3 minute read
why hire a student freelancer

Whether it’s introducing new ideas, saving money, or diversifying the workplace, student freelancers can be the driving force behind business growth. With the help of a student freelancer, you can find new ways to increase performance without going too deep into your pockets. Here are ten reasons why your business should hire a student freelancer. 1. Affordable talent A cheap employee…is a cheap employee, according… Read more »

Best Task Management Software – Top Ten Comparison

Adam Thornhill
Adam Thornhill
October 1st, 2016
4 minute read
task management software: find the right solution for you

Clear communication between remote teams is critical to job success. The proverbial manager walking around with a clipboard in hand is old news. As technology improves at a rapid pace, it only makes sense that your team does as well. A developing strategy to managing projects is to use task management software. Setting goals, tracking… Read more »

Beginner’s Guide to Managing a Student Freelancer

Nicholas Maldarelli
Nicholas Maldarelli
October 1st, 2016
4 minute read
how to manage a student freelancer

From the Perspective of a student freelancer By 2020, over 40 percent of the U.S. workforce will be providers in the on demand economy according to Intuit research. The number of freelancers and independent contractors has gone up 22% since 2000, whereas the number of U.S. workers in full time employment has declined 3.5%, according… Read more »

Style Guide Templates Drive Consistent Branding and Communication

Adam Thornhill
Adam Thornhill
October 1st, 2016
2 minute read
style guide templates: use students to make your own

We’re not one to blow our own horn, but our brand style guide and writing style guide have been invaluable. We direct all design and creative freelancers to our brand style guide, and all freelance writers to our writing style guide. As such, we have achieved consistent branding and communication –two important traits that all… Read more »

Looking for Freelance Opportunities? These Five Freelancing Tips Will Help You Find Them

Nicholas Maldarelli
Nicholas Maldarelli
October 1st, 2016
3 minute read
Freelance opportunities: tips on how to find them

Part I: It starts with experience The interview Imagine that you’re 22 and just graduated college. You’re in your first ever job interview. Your resume is gleaming with impressive grades, extracurricular activities, and internships. The interviewer examines your resume and after a few moments of silence, they look up and say, “Your resume is great… Read more »