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By Katie Elizabeth
If you’re anything like me, you’ve spent a lot of time working in media industries or other ”outsource-able” job markets, and you know that there are a large number of work-at-home jobs available to stay-at-home moms or other women who want part-time or freelance work.
I’m here to say that a lot of these jobs require complex negotiations and timetables that can be challenging for the freelancer. Work-at-home contractors like me have found that freelance workers often have limited power in their industries. Without long-term contracts and job benefits, you may be subject to unfair treatment by clients. Non-payment is one issue, but extremely late payments and other workflow delays are really endemic in these industries. (more…)