E-Lancer

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E-Lancer

An independent contractor who performs his/her duties predominantly or exclusively online. For example, an e-lancer may edit books or design websites at home, communicating with clients and colleagues via phone and e-mail. E-lancers have fewer expenses than other independent contractors; for example, an e-lancer generally does not have to pay for an office.
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A Web site on the Internet can serve as an online brochure and resume, making it easy for e-lancers to provide information about their services and experience 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, every day of the year.
com, provide a venue for e-lancers to post their resume or fill out a profile.
Such a person can also advise e-lancers on the best projects to accept to maximize their career.
E-lancers can easily share their company financial information with their accountants or business partners.
For a $10 membership, e-lancers and free agents gain access to health insurance and group discounts on supplies, computer software, and airline tickets.
Depending on the type of work, e-lancers and free agents can adjust their work hours to times when they are most productive.
Another indication of where money scores on the list of priorities for e-lancers comes from an informal, unscientific survey that Pink conducted on his Web site (Pink 2001, p.
Malone believes that the e-lance economy inherently creates the need for e-lancers to constantly reinvent themselves (Wolken 1999, p.
com publishes projects posted by companies and organizations, and e-lancers registered with ants.
The Methuselah version of the E-Lancers Skills Certification system, developed in collaboration with Unger, will accommodate the Bronze, Gold and Platinum levels of the Methuselah platform.
Unger's mission to be the provider of the most user-friendly planning software in the industry fits perfectly with our focus on helping clients achieve increased usage levels of deployed technology, and hence a return on their technology investments," says Scott Stathis, founder of E-Lancers and developer of the skills certification system.
E-Lancers has been helping financial service organization leverage sales technology since 1998.