LanceList Collects Together Freelance Job Boards

Finding freelance jobs can be tricky because you have so many places to look for jobs. LanceList collects together some of the best freelance sites to make your search a little easier.


Ask LH: Am I Allowed To Use An Ex-Employer's Website In My Design Portfolio?

Hey Lifehacker, I’m a recently-minted freelance web developer learning how to make my way in the world of solo business. In preparing an online portfolio to present to potential clients/employers, I have included several examples of websites that I built at the advertising agency for which I used to work. In each case I’ve been careful to credit the designer and the agency for the design while honestly describing what my part in the project was and how I accomplished the work.


Killer Interview Question: List 10 Non-Traditional Uses For Pencils

Another addition to the killer interview questions collection: List 10 non-traditional uses for pencils.


How The Tech Industry Can Attract More Female Employees

Twitter is the latest tech company to reveal figures showing women are still underrepresented in the information and communication technology (ICT) workforce. Men make up 70% of the overall staff and women just 30%, according to a blog post by Janet Van Huysse, the company’s vice president for diversity and inclusion.


The Five Worst Things About Working In IT Support

IT support can be an incredibly rewarding job if you like people and solving complex problems. Equally, though, it can downright suck.


Survey Reveals Keywords Do Still Matter On Your Resume

Most of us assume keywords only really matter when it comes to getting your resume past a bot and into human hands. A new survey of over three million resumes, all ranked by hiring managers, reveals that keywords are still important to people, and leaving them off could cost you an interview.


Killer Interview Question: How Many Hours Do You Usually Work A Week -- And Why?

Another addition to the killer interview questions collection: how many hours do you usually work a week — and why?.


Prepare These 15 Stories For Your Next Job Interview

Storytelling is perhaps the best way to present information so it’s memorable and relatable, and it can make you stand out especially in job interviews. Career expert Liz Ryan of Human Workspace drew up this poster to help you arm yourself with stories before your next interview.


15 Minutes Is The Ideal Meeting Length

A meeting that drones on and on is hardly productive. Keeping a meeting to 15 minutes is ideal for the same reason that TED talks are maxed out at 18 minutes: attention span and memory.


Create An 'Invitational' Elevator Pitch To Advance Your Career

Elevator pitches are those 30-second (or 128-word) opportunities to talk about yourself and why you matter. At a new job, consider giving the target of your speech a specific invitation to seek you out for your skills.