Put your #career experience to work for you
If you’ve been laid off your job in web design, publishing or #marketing, and have been frustrated in your search for a new job, maybe it’s time to start a new career in #freelancing. Sites like #Elance, #Guru and #Textbroker allow prospective employees to bid for jobs posted by potential employers. New jobs posted to Elance on the day we checked ranged from $10 per hour for a graphic designer to $1,000-$5,000 for an iOS and web developer. Be prepared to present your case and your skills in a short proposal that states why you are the perfect candidate for this particular assignment.
Also be prepared to apply for a lot of jobs before you get one.