Recession Avoidance Tactics

"I'd rather keep working in the hope of getting paid than stop working and know I'm not going to get paid." These words, from a friend of mine who's not getting paid by the company she's freelancing for -- the only project she has right now -- might shock you if you're on a nice steady cashflow. But if your income isn't so stable, you might be able to relate to her sense of desperation. Though I know no one's immune from a recession, this conversation made me think about my own approach to the financial side of what I do. I started to think about what, if anything, I could do to try to cushion myself from the current (and future) economic turmoil...…

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WWD Roundup: Surviving the Coming Shakeout

As a web worker who cares about your career, it's just plain good sense to do what you can to make sure that your income survives increased competition. Fortunately, WWD has offered plenty of advice on that score over the years. Here are an even dozen of our best articles and tips for supercharging your career.…

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