For freelancers, time is money. The cliché of lounging around in your pajamas while only doing a couple of hours of work a day couldn't be farther from the truth.
We often talk about how many things are needed to be successful as a freelancer, but we rarely say which exactly, mainly because they really are a lot. Everybody who has tried out being a freelancer for at least a year or two, knows just how vast the required skill set can be.
Freelancing can be great but it can also be pretty hard. Work slowly starts taking up too much of your time - you find you don’t have time to spend with friends and family, you forget about your hobbies, etc. We associate burnout with the corporate world but it is also something that affects freelancers. Here’s what you can do about it.
Starting out as a freelancer while keeping your day job is one of the best ways to start out a new career. The beginnings of a freelancing career tend to be rather slow, so how to tell your boss about this?
Technology and freelancing have a lot in common – they are fresh, fascinating and as dynamic as it gets. Things that are extremely relevant today will probably only be remembered through photos five years from now. Staying on top of all those developments and keeping a positive outlook as a freelancer while learning new things can be tricky...