Most freelancers know that feeling when out of the blue, you get an email, or a Work Crowd message, from a new business prospect, wanting information on your experience, how you work and what you charge. Read more
This month we spoke with Minesh, a B2B and B2C digital marketing consultant who started off in recruitment but crossed over into marketing over 15 years ago. Four years ago he then made the decision to take the plunge and pursue his freelancing dream.
The flexibility of working with freelancers means that sometimes the briefing process can get overlooked.Freelancers are so self-sufficient that it’s tempting to think they can just get on with stuff, with minimal information and guidance. Read more
Assertiveness is always tricky when you work in a client focused industry. You’re constantly treading a fine line between keeping the client happy and delivering on their objectives, while also standing your ground in terms of your own opinions and expertise. Read more
The rise of conscientious fashion has been making subtle momentum over the past few decades. And it’s no surprise with fast fashion and ‘throw-away’ culture contributing more to climate change than aeronautical and shipping industries combined.
There are loads of benefits to being a freelancer, from choosing your own clients, to working your own hours – or having a legitimate excuse to check out the coolest new coffee shops. However, the big drawback for many freelancers is the increased financial responsibility.