It’s the bane of freelancing existence – getting paid late. Late payments aren’t just some nuisance freelancers like to complain about – they can be a significant financial risk. At best, dealing with it wastes valuable time that you can spend either on work or enjoying your life. At worst, late payments mean that you’re unable to pay essential...
For people who hold down a 9-5 job, creating a CV is a fairly straightforward process. However, if you’ve been freelancing for a while, you may start to despair at how to list the multiple projects and jobs you’ve taken on. Learn how to write freelance experience in a resume!
NDAs are a standard practice when working on sensitive projects with clients who necessitate discretion. As a freelancer, there is a high possibility of having to work under the constraints of an NDA, so make sure you’re aware of the basics before signing it!
Non-compete clauses are often part of regular employee contracts but are finding increasing use in freelancer contracts. Not looking at a non-compete properly could lead to quite a bit of trouble. Read more about NCC and what should you pay attention to before you sign!
Working with contracts is essential for running a reliable, functioning and secure freelancing business. Contracts serve as a safety net for both you and your client. But, what should this contract include and is it necessary to sign one?
Freelancers often have to write proposals in order to receive projects. The same applies here at www.freelancermap.com. Writing proposals can sometimes be very tricky, but having a couple of things in mind can make a great difference in the way you approach this task and, more importantly, in the way employers evaluate your proposal. Here are a...
Bureaucracy is something few beginners consider when going into freelancing. However, handling different kinds of documents is a significant part of the job description, so you better be prepared. It might seem intimidating at first, but with the right system you can save yourself a lot of time.
What would a freelancer do without invoices? Absolutely nothing! Learning how to write a special invoice is a crucial skill for any freelancer. Not receiving the correct amount of payment or not receiving it on time is a problem many freelancers face. A good invoice is often the key to solving these problems.