Freelancers ride to the rescue of struggling companies

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Working from home might be new for displaced office workers, but it’s typically the locale of choice for freelancers. With the worldwide economy at a reckoning, more and more gig veterans are riding to the rescue as companies struggle to regain their bearings. Human resources is no different.  “Freelancing is on the rise among millennials who are leaving the city,” said Meghan M. Biro, analyst, brand strategist, podcaster and TalentCulture chief executive officer. “They can make their living at home—now more than ever before.” To find out what this trend means for the everyday employee, Biro talked with Jim Stroud,…...

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Jim Katzaman Jim Katzaman is a manager at Largo Financial Services. A writer by trade, he graduated from Lebanon Valley College, Pennsylvania, with a Bachelor of Arts in English. He enlisted in the Air Force and served for 25 years in public affairs – better known in the civilian world as public relations. He also earned an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science in Public Affairs. Since retiring, he has been a consultant and in the federal General Service as a public affairs specialist. He also acquired life and health insurance licenses, which resulted in his present affiliation with Largo Financial Services. In addition to expertise in financial affairs, he gathers the majority of his story content from Twitter chats. This has led him to publish about a wide range of topics such as social media, marketing, sexual harassment, workplace trends, productivity and financial management. Medium has named him a top writer in social media.

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