Older and wiser: how to hold on to your experienced workforce

Western North Carolina is ripe with:

  1. Experienced workers
  2. Entrepreneurial ideas 
  3. Tourists that crave new experiences
Freelancing can be an opportunity for you to take your skills and share them with our community.

Freelancing Defined

Dictionary.com defines a freelancer as a person who works as a writer, designer, performer, or the like, selling work or services by the hour, day, job, etc., rather than working on a regular salary basis for one employer.

The advantages for a freelancer include:

  • Flexibility
  • Creativity
  • Innovation


Do you have a small business freelancing idea?  

Consider these resources in Western North Carolina:

SCORE - A resource partner of the U.S. SBA that offers free counseling and resources to people interested in starting or growing a small business. SCORE is a national organization of business people who have left their businesses knowledge to share.

1 MILLION CUPS - An event for local entrepreneurs to meet and present their startups to the thriving peer network of founders in Asheville. The coffee is highly encouraged.

Do you have other ideas?  Please... share them with the EWI of WNC.