Entrepreneurship Advice from Ivanna Diaz Hansen

Despite much hype surrounding the gig economy, just 2% of college grads expect to start their careers as freelancers or contractors. But since it takes the average graduate 6-9 months to land a full-time – freelancing or starting an online business can be a good alternative. Freelancing or starting a small business could not only help Read More …

Be Your Own Boss: Careers in Direct Sales

You’re probably familiar with many direct sales companies, such as Avon and Pampered Chef. Direct sales consultants sell products through a variety of methods, such as in-home showings or online marketing. Direct sales jobs are perfect for those who would like to work from home, need flexible hours or just want a side income. Although Read More …

The Best Small Businesses for College Students

Hossein Ghodsi via Compfight As a college student, you may want to earn money but can’t find a job that’s flexible enough for your schedule. Self-employment offers more flexibility and independence, however it isn’t always easy. Some small businesses require a considerable investment of money to get started, but not  if you already have a Read More …

Self-Employment: Tips on Getting Paid

on line pharmacy Steven Depolo via Compfight In the excitement of starting your  own business, it’s easy to overlook one common entrepreneurship problem -deadbeat customers and clients. Of course, large businesses can face the same issue, but the impact is much greater on small businesses and individuals.  Some people, unfortunately, take advantage of smaller businesses Read More …

Turning Your Hobby into a Career: Are You Ready for Entrepreneurship?

Most employees have probably considered self-employment at some point, but decide not to pursue a passion due to practical considerations. You’ve likely seen success stories about corporate workers quitting their jobs and making millions after turning a hobby into a business. But for every happy outcome, there are many more entrepreneurs struggling to make ends Read More …

Entrepreneurship Advice from CEO Hallie Rich

You’ve probably fantasized about starting your own business at some point. But owning a business isn’t as easy as it sounds. In fact, it’s usually much more intense than any traditional job. If you do plan to strike out on your own, it’s important to first seek advice from experienced entrepreneurs. We interviewed Hallie Rich, Read More …

Small Business Trends Featuring the Intersect Fund

Small businesses provide the bulk of job opportunities in today’s job market. Therefore, many job-seekers will end up working for small businesses or as entrepreneurs. We spoke with Joe Shure from The Intersect Fund, a non-profit that serves entrepreneurs, to gain some insight into small business trends and advice for those wishing to pursue entrepreneurship. Read More …