By J. Thompson
Online Career Tips Staff
Are you looking for flexible hours, consulting-level pay and the satisfaction of being your own boss? Maybe you're coping with a layoff and improvising to create opportunities for income or to keep your work history consistent. Whatever your reason, becoming an independent contractor (IC) is an exciting and viable employment option. But, like all good endeavors, know the cards before you lay them on the table.
By Joey Trebif
Are you tired of the 9 to 5 grind? Maybe your industry or the company you work for are headed for failure. Or maybe you are just tired of working for other people and want to manage your own destiny. Whatever your reasons for thinking about making a drastic change in your career, there are tons of career alternatives that you can consider.