Come to our Pop-Up Coworking Week in NYC!

Come to our Pop-Up Coworking Week in NYC!

NYC freelancers -- tired of feeling cooped up inside? Want a change of pace from your usual office or coffee shop? Come join us at Freelancers Union's first-ever Pop-up Coworking Week at Freelancers Union Hall - Manhattan location!

Starting next Monday, you’re invited to come steal our WiFi, meet other...

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5 Stress-Busting Tips for a Happier, Saner Freelance Life

5 Stress-Busting Tips for a Happier, Saner Freelance Life

by Tara McCoy

Tara McCoy works as a Health Coach for Collective Primary Care serving Freelancers Medical where she is inspired daily by her creative, hardworking patients. She is certified as a holistic health coach and plans to pursue a career in integrative medicine with a focus on healthcare innovation...

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Networking Etiquette for the Modern Freelancer

Networking Etiquette for the Modern Freelancer

by Justine Clay

Justine Clay has been helping freelance creative talent build thriving careers for more than 15 years. She is the founder of Plum Creative, a creative management agency she started in 2005. Pitch Perfect was launched in 2010 and born of the desire to share her knowledge and...

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Happy Birthday, Freelancers Medical! (A Mini-Contest)

Happy Birthday, Freelancers Medical! (A Mini-Contest)

It's Freelancers Medical's birthday, but we want to give you a gift!

A year ago, thousands of New York freelancers came together to build something awesome: Freelancers Medical, a $0 copay primary care program in Brooklyn just for freelancers.

If you use Freelancers Medical, we're so happy...

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How to Sell Out, or How I Learned to Cope with Corporate Culture Shock

 How to Sell Out, or How I Learned to Cope with Corporate Culture Shock

by Adam Oelsner

Adam Oelsner is a freelance filmmaker and writer based in Brooklyn, NY.  He's worked on films like Medora and Last of the Great Romantics.  He also reports on food, agriculture and sustainability at Heritage Radio Network.

For freelancers, learning how to work comfortably in different kinds...

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Vote Now: Our Next Event, Built Together

Vote Now: Our Next Event, Built Together

Last week, we asked New York freelancers what kind of event they’d like to throw in the nation’s first “freelancer hall” in Brooklyn. We were overwhelmed with the quantity and quality of the responses! Of course, our members are all smart, creative entrepreneurs and business owners, so that...

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What Would You Build?

What Would You Build?

There’s a space in Brooklyn built by freelancers, for freelancers, and we need your help to write its next chapter.

Imagine a 700-foot member room in our freelancer hall as your blank canvas; if you could host an event, gathering, or shindig in this space, what would it be...

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I Quit My Day Job. Are You Next?

I Quit My Day Job. Are You Next?

by Michelle Ward

Michelle Ward, CPC, PCC and – most importantly! – The When I Grow Up Coach, coaches creative women to get out of their soul-sucking jobs and into work that feels like play. She'll be running a Freelance 360 workshop in NYC, Building a Foundation for Your Freelance Life...

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The next thing we’re building together

The next thing we’re building together

Here is what 225,000 freelancers building together can do — build a brand new freelancer hall in Lower Manhattan where freelancers can learn and work together...and access no-copay primary care.

It's a community space and a medical practice under one roof, designed by freelancers for freelancers.

This is...

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Which side is your city on?

Which side is your city on?

Cities all over the country are wrestling with how to deal with the sharing economy and its informal, peer-to-peer transactions. It's so interesting to watch these things unfold.

Last month, the California Public Utilities Commission passed new regulations legalizing ridesharing companies like Uber, Lyft and Sidecar. Last week, New...

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