Answer me this question: Do you need to take time off work? Now, I know, I know you’re living that sweet, sweet freelance life. I know you’re doing what you love. I know you’ve got the freedom to close up “shop” for two hours so that you can go to your son’s midday soccer game… … Continue Reading
Ah, autumn… that whimsical, crisp time of year that makes a whole lot of people feel strongly about spices, and which kinds of decorations should, or should not be out in their favorite stores.
It’s a reminder that you have no idea where your scarf is, a reminder that Netflix is about to release a … Continue Reading
Freelancing can be a blast. You might even call it glamorous on certain days. Setting a schedule on your terms while getting to call your ratty old Tears for Fears shirt a work uniform? That’s what some people call a dream gig, right there.
A seasoned freelancer knows, however, that the actual “moments of glamour” … Continue Reading
According to Freelancers Union’s 2015 “Freelancing in America” report, nearly 54 million people are freelancing in America. That’s 34% of the American workforce….54 million.
Sure, when all of your friends are punching a clock, it’s easy to feel isolated and alone… but the truth is that you’re actually floating in a giant sea of similar … Continue Reading
We can talk business here, right? Right! So, in business, there’s always an exchange. A good or service that has some perceived value placed up on it, which is then paid or agreed-to by the party picking up said good or service. Simple.
Typically, when purchasing a product, you don’t usually need to sign anything, … Continue Reading
Have you ever watched a parent negotiate with their kid over something? While you might disagree with the idea of negotiating with a small terrorist (trust me, that’s how it feels every once in awhile), the reality is that sometimes it’s either that, or enduring ear-splitting screams in a situation that you simply can’t get … Continue Reading
Sometimes, when jobs fall in your lap or your inbox is full of inquiries, freelancing feels like a walk through the park. You know, the kind where bluebirds tie your shoelaces and beautiful people with adorable dogs wink at you as they jog by? Those are the times when it’s fun to tell people, “Hi, … Continue Reading
By Matt Inglot
We all want to work with clients that pay well, and just as importantly, who we enjoy working with. But how do we make sure that these are the clients that we end up working with? As a freelancer you do get to choose who you work with, and if you … Continue Reading
You’re a freelancer! You set your own schedule! People want to be you! You look super hip with your coffee, and your cool computer! And your back pain from all the sitting! And the eye strain! You know, from all the computering! Wait… no.
Freelancing, in all its money-making, freedom-granting glory can actually take a … Continue Reading
You’ve heard the expression “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy,” right? While it didn’t work out so well for the family in The Shining, it’s a helpful mantra to adopt as a freelance worker.
So why not have a little fun by checking out some freelance personality predictions, just to … Continue Reading