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With the economy looking up, many independent professionals are grabbing new opportunities and returning to the ranks of traditional employment. But, the move comes with a series of critical decisions and planned actions that will have a long-term effect on your time, money and career trajectory.
So, are you really ready to ditch the freedom of freelancing for the stability of regular paychecks and flesh-and-blood co-workers? If so, use this to-do list to save yourself a few headaches down the road. ...
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