Make Money During Your Job Search –

Looking for work? Sign up at Elance and search over 30,000 jobs today.

30,000 jobs??? Believe it.

The best way to describe  is that it’s sort of eBay for jobs.

If you’re someone like me (I’ve employed Elancers several times), you might be design or web challenged. When I needed my cover art formatted into an actual cover, I went to Likewise, when I needed my book proofed – again. And when I needed some of my interviews transcribed? Elance.

The way it works is that people who need services post their jobs; then various vendors offer bids for the work. Just like in the non-virtual world, you’ll get selected for a variety of reasons:

  • Perhaps you have more experience than the other vendors.
  • Perhaps your portfolio appeals to the buyer.
  • Perhaps you speak the buyer’s language – literally. connects buyers and providers from all over the world.
  • Perhaps your price is right.

If you’re looking for work, I encourage you to check out Elance. For all you know, there may be people out there looking for your particular skill and some kind of virtual assistance.

A World of Talent Ready to Work

And if you’re thinking about outsourcing design work, editing, proofing, transcription – or any one of a host of other time-consuming tasks – post your job on You’ll save yourself some time and aggravation, and put a talented freelancer to work.

About Susan Dansby

Susan Dansby has received four Emmy® Awards and two Writers Guild Awards for her work on the soap opera, AS THE WORLD TURNS. She is the author of HOW DID YOU GET THAT JOB? MY DREAM JOBS AND HOW THEY CAME TRUE.
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