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The 5 Situations Where It Pays to Work for Free
Taking unpaid positions doesn't have to be an act of desperation- December 5, 2011
In today's limping economy, is the rule "don't work for free" an absolute commandment? Not necessarily – sometimes volunteering, interning and doing great work gratis can pay off in the end. The key is recognizing the difference between non-paying gigs that offer advantage and those that merely take advantage.
Below, employment and business experts share the five (and only five) reasons a job seeker should consider working for something other than a paycheck... and some good advice for those that do. ...