Making a Living……or not

Dan MillerJust a Job13 Comments

How many times have you heard people say about their work, “Well, at least I’m making a living”? Maybe it would be more accurate to say, “I’m making a dying.” The work they describe is unfulfilling, boring, and stressful. They dread going in on Monday morning and every other morning. Often they are embarrassed about their work and admit readily they are doing nothing meaningful, only extracting a paycheck in exchange for their time. Does that sound like making a living? I don’t think so. They may brush it off as just something we all do; work is never going … Read More

An inside look at how to get hired

Dan MillerJob Search, Just a Job3 Comments

[note color=”#FDD017″] This is a guest post by Justin Lukasavige. Justin Lukasavige manages operations for the Free Agent Academy, along with leading groups on marketing and coaching. A full supporter of the Free Agent lifestyle, he also hosts the No More Mondays show. Contact Justin on twitter: @lukasavige If you want to guest post on this blog, check out the guidelines here.[/note] I recently posted a job at 48days.net for someone to work at the Free Agent Academy as a Branding Professor. We’re paying $2,000 per month for one day of work each week, and almost instantly I received over … Read More

Should I stay or should I go?

Dan MillerJust a Job24 Comments

Would your advice to Don be different than mine? “Dan, I’ve been working as an IT network administrator for the past 17 years which I greatly dislike.  I currently make a little more than $40K on a salary.  I have lost all passion at my job and dread going to work every Monday morning.  A few years ago I had a taste of self-employment when I was not employed full-time and greatly desire that freedom to work at home again.  I currently have a part-time business and make close to the income I make on my job. When is the … Read More