I left corporate employment at age 62, 40 years after I started my career as an engineer. I was ready to retire, and I needed to be a full-time caregiver for my wife. Plus, I could collect Social Security payments. I was not ready, however, to give up working entirely. How could I turn my career as an engineer and manager into a part-time business?
Let’s take the diving board approach to this topic: Should you be a freelancer? If the answer is you have to be, fine. If you think you might want to, then answer a few questions that could determine whether you sink or swim.
Professional Firefighters, male and female, come from diverse cultural backgrounds; however, all firefighters share some common traits. The primary one is the desire to serve your neighbor and your community.
I became a designer because of fashion magazines. I had always been artistic, and even told my 5th grade math teacher I didn't need math because I was going to be an artist. In high school I decided I wanted to be a graphic designer.