From projects to full-time job - The Straits Times  22 hours ago


From projects to full-time job
The Straits Times
Demand for freelance work is more prevalent in the creative industry, said Ms Jayce Tham, chief executive of media agency CreativesAtWork. Her firm, which matches freelancers to clients, said demand for temporary workers has grown around 20 per cent on 

 

This Tool Helps You Create a Freelance Contract - Lifehacker Australia  2 days, 1 hour ago


Lifehacker Australia

This Tool Helps You Create a Freelance Contract
Lifehacker Australia
When you freelance with a client, they typically give you a contract to sign that protects them in case things go south. You might want to have your own contract, 

 

Why So Many Americans Prefer the Freelance Lifestyle - Entrepreneur  2 days, 17 hours ago


Entrepreneur

Why So Many Americans Prefer the Freelance Lifestyle
Entrepreneur
“Even if the pay is less, which isn't always the case, freelancing means freedom in how you work and people love that,” says Matt Inglot, host of the Freelance Transformation Podcast and a freelancer himself. “One summer my wife and I moved to Croatia

 

10 important TED talks that every freelancer must watch - Creative Boom (blog)  3 days, 10 hours ago


Creative Boom (blog)

10 important TED talks that every freelancer must watch
Creative Boom (blog)
We've all done it: left our jobs and gone freelance, with grand plans for a new work-life balance that will leave our minds and bodies much more centred than the old 9-5. Except it hasn't worked. We've gone on to work harder, longer hours than ever before.

 

Five ways to super-boost your income as a creative freelancer - Creative Boom (blog)  4 days, 10 hours ago


Creative Boom (blog)

Five ways to super-boost your income as a creative freelancer
Creative Boom (blog)
You've made it. After all these years of struggling, you've finally got regular work from reliable clients, who pay on time and in full. Happy days. But hold a moment. You're not just going to settle for that, are you? Becoming a successful freelancer

 

What Is Driving The 'Gig' Economy? - Forbes  4 days, 21 hours ago


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What Is Driving The 'Gig' Economy?
Forbes
Unemployment has also influenced job seekers' decisions to seek opportunities in the freelance market, according to LinkedIn, as the average length of unemployment today is longer than 25 weeks. In the year 2000 it was 12 weeks and in 1980 that average 

 

10 Ted Talks For The Freelancer Who Needs Inspiration - Forbes  6 days, 5 hours ago


Forbes

10 Ted Talks For The Freelancer Who Needs Inspiration
Forbes
Freelancing can be tough work. Sure, you're your own boss, but that also means you're the one responsible for making sure everything gets done on time. If you're a writer, designer, or other freelance creative, it can be hard to find the inspiration

 

These Freelancers Ditched Higher Pay To Go Solo (And They Don't Regret It) - Fast Company  6 days, 7 hours ago


These Freelancers Ditched Higher Pay To Go Solo (And They Don't Regret It)
Fast Company
Before going freelance, he had a full-time day job where he designed coffee shops all around the world. But each night, Pabst would come home and mock up logos and websites for fictional companies. At first, it was just a creative outlet. Then he

 

Why Now Is The Best Time Ever To Become A Freelancer - Forbes  3 weeks, 5 days ago


Forbes

Why Now Is The Best Time Ever To Become A Freelancer
Forbes
What if you quit your job, join the gig economy, and then can't find any work? If this is your worry, you're forgetting an important point: you don't have to commit. Freelance work is flexible, which means there's no reason to quit your day job if you