Work For Free

  • Good Reasons To Work For Free

    Good Reasons To Work For Free

    I work for free. A lot. Yes, that includes writing this article, indeed writing one every week for AOL Jobs and a separate one each week for U.S. News. And I'm in my 25th year producing and hosting "Work with Marty Nemko" on an NPR station in San Francisco, yes, for free. Why? Because I don't know how to... Continue Reading

  • An Employer Asks You To Do Work For Free: Legal Or Not?

    An Employer Asks You To Do Work For Free: Legal Or Not?

    Dear Donna, I run into many problems with employers regarding availability and doing free work to promote business. An example is: A company would tell me that I am an independent contractor but would require me to stay in the area, without pay, in case someone would want to schedule my services last-minute. Continue Reading

  • Smart Reasons To Work For Free

    Smart Reasons To Work For Free

    Whole regions are organized to reduce their energy consumption and improve their environment. Whole communities are engaged in healthy behaviors. Older adults live at home rather than in institutions because they have the help they need. Young children enter school ready to learn. Every immigrant is able to... Continue Reading

  • How To Get A Job: Work For Free

    How To Get A Job: Work For Free

    By Jennifer Alsever FORTUNE -- For decades, George McAfee, a sales and business development expert in the tech industry, simply dialed a buddy when he was ready for a new job. So the 66-year-old executive got a big shock a couple of months ago when he sought his next gig. McAfee found himself making... Continue Reading

  • 'Will Work for Free'... the New Standard?

    'Will Work for Free'... the New Standard?

    When is a job not a job? The answer is, when you work for free ... otherwise known as an unpaid internship. The subject of internships has been in the news quite a bit recently thanks to Charlie Sheen's Twitter search for a social media intern resulting in close to 75,000 applications. Add to that a job market... Continue Reading