millennial career

This is a guest post for the MELD Coworking blog written by Michael Deane. Entitled, narcissistic, and lazy. That’s how the world sees millennials. Oh, and let’s not forget – as avocado-on-toast obsessed, fancy coffee enthusiasts too. Not exactly a flattering reputation. On top of it all, some employers even complain that millennials are demanding…

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gig economy

This is a guest post for the MELD Coworking blog written by Keilah Keiser. In most metropolitan cities around the world, coworking spaces are available as work areas for people to share. In fact, there are currently more than 35,000 coworking spaces available, with more being created all the time. And it’s a good thing.…

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freelancers working

This is a guest post for the MELD Coworking blog written by Valerie Chua. The times are exciting for the recruitment and talent management space now more than ever due to the growth of the freelance market. This pertains to the model of employment where professional individuals render service to a company or business organization…

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what is coworking

This is a guest post for the MELD Coworking blog written by Riya Sander. What Does Coworking Mean? Coworking spaces involve more than shared infrastructure and cost, it’s about creating a community which promotes productivity. They’re made to offer a collaborative and accessible working ecosystem for dynamic workers without corporate constraints. And through flexible memberships,…

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This is a guest post for the MELD Coworking blog written by Riya Sander. Working remotely is a concept believed to have a positive impact on an employee’s engagement and work-life balance. The idea was introduced to help employees achieve work-life balance, reduce commuting time, and organize their time. While the premise for working remotely…

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Best Business Books for Freelancers and Entrepreneurs

You can learn about freelancing and business through mentors, local networking groups, online courses, videos, blogs, expert speakers… the available resources are truly endless. And then, of course, there are books. Books that you can read while you wait for the bus, or play in your car while you sit in Austin traffic, or flip…

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Coworking is a trendy word these days – maybe you’ve heard it on the news, or you’ve seen a few spaces pop up in your town. But what is coworking? What actually happens at a coworking space? Is coworking really the way of the future… or is it just a hip rebranding of regular commercial…

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sponsorship proposal

This is a guest post for the MELD Coworking blog written by Kristen Bowie. Every small business- no matter if it’s a home-based micro business or a small local brick and mortar- needs revenue. While a vast majority of small businesses rely on the sales of products or services to drive that revenue and serve…

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How to Freelance Photo 1

 Podcasts Unemployable Brian Clark covers a variety of freelance topics on his podcast and interviews well-known entrepreneurs. The Freelance Podcast This is a great podcast for freelancers who are just getting started on their journeys, and it covers topics like pricing, proposals, retainers, and scheduling.   Books & Resources Seth Godin’s Blog Daily nuggets of…

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meld coworking happy hour

National Margarita Day and National Make a Friend Day both fall in February, so MELD is blending these holidays into one fun happy hour event for Members and their guests! We will meet at MELD and play Cards for Connection, a game designed to spark connection and build relationships. MELD will provide margaritas and sodas,…

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