Jen Hubley Luckwaldt

Careers Writer


  • Guest author for The Balance Careers
  • Covers topics surrounding job searching and freelance work
  • Through PayScale, her work has been syndicated to AOL, CNBC, Money, Yahoo Finance, Fairygodboss, and over 60 local newspapers.


Jen left the corporate world in 2011 to become a full-time freelancer. In her freelance career, she has written about everything from acupuncture to overtime rules, but her passion is helping others escape the 9-to-5 grind and build successful freelance careers. She has personal experience navigating layoffs, career changes, and transitioning to the work-at-home life, as well as coping with the work-life balance challenges that all professionals deal with in our 24/7, always-on culture.

At The Balance Careers, she offers advice on how to find freelance jobshow to start your business, and how to create a freelance resume.


Jen holds a bachelor’s degree in English Language and Literature from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. She is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and has taken several continuing education courses in business writing and editing.