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5 Ways to Win More Freelance Writing Gigs

You’ve hung out your shingle as a copywriter and you’re ready to live the freelance dream. All you need are a few more good clients, but how to reel them in? Here are five ways to stand out from the pack and attract more freelance writing jobs.

Why You Shouldn’t Ask About Salary History When Hiring

Hiring managers, here’s something you need to be aware of: An increasing number of local and state governments are passing legislation to help close gaps in pay. One way they are doing this is by prohibiting employers from asking job candidates about their salary history. Here's what you need to know.

Recruiting Challenges in Today’s Economy — And How to Beat Them

If your firm is looking to hire, recognize that it’s a candidate-driven market. You’ll have to work double time to staff vacancies and new positions. Here are some recruiting challenges you may soon encounter as well as our tips on how to deal with them.