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Working on a contract basis for a variety of companies, as opposed to working as an employee for a single company. Freelancers are often considered to be self-employed, and have the freedom to pick and choose their projects and companies they would like to be associated with. A common profession for freelancing is writing; a writer then has the ability to submit their work to many different places, without being tied to any one company in particular.

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Bob prefers to freelance rather than working at a typical 9 to 5 office, as he can make his own hours that way.
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Wanted freelance world journalist must be fluent in at least three foreign languages and culture all expenses are paid with birthday weekly pay
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As a freelance office assistant, putting together a resume can be tricky as there is no single prior employer and often the work is short in duration.
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"2. Stock Services - Many freelancers have an opportunity to sell their work that is not used for anything else. Photographers and designers can sell photos/illustrations at stock warehouses like iStockPhoto. Web designers can sell templates at, or start their own template site."
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