These BoomerWorks training presentations are provided to help you along your journey to self-employment. For your convenience, they are broken into short, consumable sections. (Some videos are segments from a longer Zoom Meetup session.)
This tab offers introductory curriculum on transitioning into freelance work and/or small business ownership and important considerations to take the next step.
We encourage you to check back as we will continue to expand this training library of original content.
Take the first steps to starting your business by learning the basics of business planning and additional resources that can support your self-employment launch.
In this entertainment.dc.gov interview by Kelly Carter, Shira Lotzar, BoomerWorks co-founder, explores the possibilities of self-employment and gig work and shows how you can leverage your gifts and talents to solve someone’s business challenges.
Angela Heath, Gig Income Guru, discusses the realities and opportunities in the “gig economy”, ways to repurpose the expert skills you already possess, where here the “gigs” are RIGHT NOW – essential and growth industries, how you can reach these industries and start to earn income right away!
Learn how to generate income through freelancing and self-employment.
As part of this introduction to self-employment, learn about evolving market trends and how to shift your thought process from traditional W-2 employment to freelance work or small business ownership.
As part of this introduction to self-employment, learn how to create new business opportunities with the hard skills, soft skills and passions you already possess.